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Category: Scholarships

In Scholarships on January 26, 2018 - 2:20 pm

Donor Spotlight: John Sheppard

Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) friend and supporter John W. Sheppard is a third-generation native of Lee County, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida with a BA Degree in 1953 and Juris Doctor Degree in 1956, serving as editor of the Florida Law Review while in law school. He entered law practice in 1956, […]


In Scholarships on November 6, 2017 - 4:45 pm

Spring 2018 Scholarship Payout Information

The fall semester is in full swing, and before you know it, you’ll be heading home for Thanksgiving break. The spring semester may seem far away, but don’t forget to submit a payout request if you’d like to use your scholarship money for spring 2018. Scholarship monies are paid directly to the college or university […]


In Scholarships on August 17, 2017 - 4:37 pm

Donor Spotlight: Tony Rose

Mr. Tony Rose and his wife Sandy have been proud, committed supporters of the Carson Scholars Fund since 2013. Mr. Rose works as a Division Controller for ITW/Hobart, a food equipment manufacturer and service provider in Troy, Ohio and has previously been honored by the CSF with the Trailblazer Award for his pioneering spirit and […]


In Scholarships on May 16, 2017 - 9:28 am

2017 Scholarship Payout Information

Congratulations to so many Carson Scholars who are graduating from high school this spring! As you get ready to set off for college, make sure you understand our scholarship payout process. Scholarship monies are paid directly to the college or university at which you will be a student.   Payouts can only be done after verifying […]


In Scholars, Scholarships on March 3, 2017 - 9:09 am

Congratulations to the 2017 Carson Scholars!

Every year, the Carson Scholars Fund receives applications from bright, talented, and dedicated students throughout the nation. Applicants are nominated by their school based on their high academic achievement and commitment to their communities. Each year, we are continually impressed by the quality of applications we receive. The 2017 class of Carson Scholars standout even […]


In Scholars, Scholarships on November 7, 2016 - 12:03 pm

Scholarship FAQs

The school year and 2017 scholarship season is well underway! During this busy time of year, it’s important to keep our deadlines in mind. While the weather and life may be unpredictable, our deadlines are not. We will not accept any late submissions regardless of weather, school closings, technical difficulties, or any other issue. Wednesday, […]


In Scholars, Scholarships on March 4, 2016 - 12:25 pm

Announcing the 2016 Carson Scholars!

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the Carson Scholars Fund. What began in 1996 with awarding 25 scholarships has grown to a scholar network of over 7,300 students! This year also marks our largest year yet in awarding scholarships. Over the past few months, CSF volunteers have been working hard to review the thousands of […]


In Scholarships on December 18, 2015 - 8:59 am

Scholarship Quick Links

We receive a lot of inquiries during the scholarship season. Please use this quick link guide to find answers to frequently asked questions. GPA Calculation Rules and Policies: (Be sure to click on the link within the page to download the full version) Essay questions: Information for Educators: Overall Process (including teacher […]


In Scholarships on September 26, 2014 - 11:48 am

How Schools Can Support a Scholar

The goal of the Carson Scholars Program goes beyond instilling an early interest in college early on and assisting with the costs of college. Carson Scholars are role models in their schools. The impact of our program goes beyond individual students and families to schools and classrooms. Carson Scholars encourage other students in their school […]


In Scholarships on December 17, 2013 - 6:26 am

FAQ for All Applicants

We’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions to help you successfully complete your 2014 Carson Scholar or 2014 Carson Scholar Recognition Application. Please review this list before contacting the CSF Office. Q: How do I request a teacher recommendation? A: You can request a teacher recommendation through the main menu of the application. […]


In Scholarships on November 7, 2013 - 11:06 am

2014 Application Webinars

Whether you’re a parent helping their child with the application, a new applicant applying for the scholarship, or a Carson Scholar applying for repeat recognition, there’s a webinar to help you through the process. New Applicants Our webinars will cover all of the components of completing a successful CSF application. If you are an educator […]


In Scholarships on October 28, 2013 - 10:10 am

Renew your status as a Carson Scholar!

We know that you don’t stop achieving after being named a Carson Scholar! Through the Previous Scholar Recognition Program, we want to recognize your continued academic successes and accomplishments by allowing you to renew your status as a Carson Scholar each year. How to Apply for 2014 Previous Scholar Recognition: The 2014 online application is […]


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