Category: Scholars

In General, Newsletter, Scholars, Scholarships on 03/15/2024 - 9:07 AM

Five new members join the CSF Hall of Fame!

After a brief hiatus, we are pleased to announce that the Carson Scholars Fund Hall of Fame is back!  To celebrate, five new members have been inducted into the 2024 Hall of Fame Class.  This year’s members are remarkable changemakers, history makers, and advocates.  They are champions of equal education opportunities, providing resources to vulnerable […]


In General, Newsletter, Scholars, Scholarships on 03/07/2024 - 2:08 PM

2024 Carson Scholars Announced!

The Carson Scholars Fund is pleased to announce the awarding of 570 new and 936 recognized Carson Scholars for the 2024 scholarship season! Not only did we have a record-breaking number of nominations this year, but the level of talent, academic achievement and commitment to community service demonstrated by this pool of applicants was unmatched. […]


In General, Newsletter, Scholars on 01/17/2024 - 1:42 PM

Carson Scholars Fund Hall of Fame

In 2016, marking the start of our 20th anniversary season, the Carson Scholars Fund introduced the inaugural Carson Scholars Hall of Fame, a tribute to individuals whose lives and careers are an integral part of the Fund’s history. Over the next four years, we continued to induct remarkable new members into the Hall of Fame. We […]


In Newsletter, Scholars, Scholarships on 01/17/2024 - 1:26 PM

Scholar Spotlight – Aanand Mehta

Aanand Mehta, a dynamic 2023 Carson Scholar from Phoenix, Arizona, is committed to improving the lives of others by merging his talents and passions. Aspiring to become a physician and researcher, Aanand is equally passionate about music and community service. Provided with numerous opportunities to pursue his interests in medicine, music, and volunteering, he aims […]


In General, Newsletter, Scholars on 10/20/2023 - 1:45 PM

News from the Associate Leadership Council

Calling All Alumni, Donors & Friends Of The CSF! We are excited to extend an invitation to apply to the CSF Associate Leadership Council (ALC). The ALC bolsters the CSF’s mission through generating new ideas, planning events, assisting with fundraising, and creating meaningful partnerships with alumni and donors. We’ve hosted events including a virtual networking meet-up […]


In General, Newsletter, Scholars, Scholarships on 10/13/2023 - 11:30 AM

Calling all Carson Scholar High School Graduates!

Payout request forms for the Spring 2024 Semester will become available on October 23, 2023. On this date, payout eligible Carson Scholars will receive an email containing access to the payout portal where they can choose to defer, request or release their scholarship funds. The payout portal will close on November 17, 2023, at 8 […]


In General, Newsletter, Scholars, Scholarships on 10/13/2023 - 11:15 AM

It is that time again… can you believe it?!

The Carson Scholars Fund’s 2024 Scholarship Season has begun! This marks our 28th year of discovering promise and rewarding excellence. As we make our way through the season, please keep the important dates and information below in mind. All Carson Scholarship applications are due by 8:00 p.m. EST on Friday, January 12, 2024. New Carson […]


In Events, General, Scholars on 11/22/2021 - 9:38 AM

Carson Scholars Fund Holds 25th Anniversary Virtual Scholar Awards Ceremony

Carson Scholars Fund Holds 25th Anniversary Virtual Scholar Awards Ceremony On October 25, 2021, scholars, families, educators and supporters of the Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) gathered in their homes to watch the 2021 Virtual Scholar Awards Ceremony. During the event, we honored the 2021 new and recognized Carson Scholars and celebrated 25 years of the […]


In General, Scholars on 05/16/2021 - 8:00 AM

Scholar Spotlight: Trevor Khouzami and the RPBL Fall Classic

Pictured: 2021 Carson Scholar Trevor Khouzami The Impact Since 2016, I have raised over $42,000 and spent over 500 hours working to address the racial and economic disparity in Baltimore City. Initially, I proposed an idea to the commissioner of my little league, Roland Park Baseball Leagues (RPBL).  I offered to organize a fun community […]


In General, Scholars, Scholarships on 03/25/2021 - 2:39 PM

10,000th Scholarship Recipient Event

The Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) celebrated 25 years of recognizing America’s future leaders by awarding its 10,000th scholarship to an exemplary student.  This honor was given to a fourth grader, Derron Blake, Jr. (DJ), at the M/Y Café at the Rybovich Marina in Palm Beach, Florida on March 23, 2021.  DJ is representative of all […]


In Scholars, Scholarships on 03/03/2021 - 9:02 AM

Carson Scholars Fund Announces 2021 New and Recognized Carson Scholars

The Carson Scholars Fund would like to thank all of the students, educators, and parents who took the time to participate in the 2021 Carson Scholars Program. It’s our privilege to announce that this year we awarded our 10,000th college scholarship, marking an incredible 25 years of honoring high academic achievers across the nation. It […]


In Scholars on 12/13/2020 - 7:08 AM

Cheyanne Ward: A Tribute

The Carson Scholars Fund family grieves the loss of an exceptional scholar and young woman.  Cheyanne Ward, a senior at Trimble County High School in Bedford, KY, worked tirelessly to further her education and was passionate about bringing awareness to important social justice issues.  In her Carson Scholar application she wrote: “At a young age, […]


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