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In Scholars on December 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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In Scholars on December 8, 2020 - 2:55 pm

Gitanjali Rao named Time Magazine’s first ever ‘Kid of the Year’

At the age of 15, two-time Carson Scholar, Gitanjali Rao is securing her place in history.  On Friday, December 4th this student scientist and inventor wunderkind was named Time Magazine’s first ever ‘Kid of the Year’, which was no small feat considering there was a field of 5,000 extraordinary applicants.  Colorado resident Gitanjali Rao first […]

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In Scholars on November 9, 2020 - 4:10 pm

Honoring our Veterans: Grace Otey

2020 Carson Scholar Grace Otey has been helping homeless veterans and military families since she was barely eight years old. For her eighth birthday, she asked her parents if instead of receiving gifts for herself, she would like to ask her family and school friends for gifts for the homeless veterans in their area. Her […]

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In Scholars on October 20, 2020 - 7:22 am

Scholar Spotlight: Philip Wang

Please share a little more information about your specific work/role with this project: I have actively participated in the the Baltimore City Teen Court program since my freshman year. The Baltimore City Teen Court is the youth diversion program part of the “Maryland Youth and the Law” 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps provide many underprivileged and […]

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In Scholars on September 30, 2020 - 8:27 am

Scholar Spotlight: Lasya Daggumati

This week’s scholar spotlight features Lasya Daggumati, a 2020 Carson Scholar from Chesterfield, MO.  Lasya is the founder and president of her local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, an organization designed to inform people about mental illnesses and focus on how to overcome the major stigma barrier. Losing her grandmother to Glioblastoma […]

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In Scholars on September 23, 2020 - 7:25 am

Scholar Spotlight: Genevieve Kennedy

Genevieve Kennedy is a 2020 Carson Scholar from western Florida. She was one of 25 students in her class to be accepted into the BioMedical pathway of her high school’s Academy of Health Careers through which she takes rigorous science classes as electives all four years of high school. Before she graduates, she will take […]

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In Scholars on September 9, 2020 - 11:02 am

Scholar Spotlight: Emma King

With a new scholarship season around the corner, we wanted to highlight some of our impressive scholars from the previous 2020 scholarship season! This week, we reached out to Emma King, a senior at Heritage Christian School, to learn more about her organization, Carry On, Kids. Q – Please share a little more information about […]

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In Scholars, Scholarships on March 9, 2020 - 1:45 pm

Carson Scholars Fund Announces 2020 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 2020 Carson Scholars Program. It is a great honor to be nominated by your school for such an award, and we applaud each and every one of you. This year’s applications beautifully […]

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In Scholars on December 5, 2019 - 7:17 am

Five new inductees join our Prestigious Carson Scholars Hall of Fame!

We are pleased to announce that we have selected five new members for the Carson Scholars Fund Hall of Fame! This year’s members are comprised of aspiring doctors, scientists and engineers. Along with their diligent pursuit of higher knowledge, these individuals are working every day to make a difference in their communities. They are the […]

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In Scholars on October 30, 2019 - 10:29 am

Hall of Fame Spotlight on Emily Bock

We are thrilled to feature another amazing member of our Hall of Fame. Emily Bock, inducted into the CSF’s Hall of Fame in 2016, enthusiastically jumped at the chance to share the love she has for her historic school, Georgetown University. She shared two pictures with us that can only showcase a small fraction of […]

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In Scholars on October 10, 2019 - 9:19 am

Hall of Fame Spotlight on Joe Wyrwas

This year, we wanted to shine a spotlight on some of our Hall of Fame members. We encouraged them to “Rep their School” and send us a photo showing their school spirit. Along with the photo, they answered a couple questions about their university and other interesting facts. Joe Wyrwas, inducted into the CSF’s Hall […]

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In Scholars on September 13, 2019 - 11:03 am

Meet Enzo Santillan, Our CSF Newsletter Design Contest Winner

Meet our newsletter design contest winner, Enzo Santillan, a 3-time Carson Scholar from Chicago, Illinois. Enzo is an 8th grader whose hobbies include playing soccer, coding, drawing, building with Legos and playing video games. He is also a member of his school’s student council and National Junior Honor Society. Enzo, who has loved to draw […]

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