Category: Scholarships

In General, Newsletter, Reading Rooms, Scholarships on October 20, 2023 - 10:15 am

Calling All Volunteers

The Carson Scholars Fund has a significant need for volunteers during the scholarship and awards banquet seasons. Between the months of January and May, we have a variety of projects that we would not be able to successfully work through without the help of our outstanding volunteers. YOU play a vital role in fulfilling our […]


In General, Newsletter, Scholarships on October 13, 2023 - 11:49 am

Exciting New Opportunity for Carson Scholars

We have an exciting new opportunity for Carson Scholars who are graduating from high school in 2024! Thanks to the generosity of world-renowned author James Patterson, the Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) is launching the Patterson HBCU Scholarship pilot program with the goal of offsetting college costs and supporting the academic endeavors of Carson Scholars who […]


In General, Newsletter, Scholars, Scholarships on October 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 October 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 Dr. Benjamin Carson, General, Scholarships, Uncategorized on August 1, 2023 - 1:07 pm

Novelist James Patterson and World-Renowned Brain Surgeon, Dr. Ben Carson, Collaborate to Support Scholars Attending HBCUs

James Patterson and Dr. Ben Carson, two prolific authors, philanthropists and educational advocates have partnered to provide a scholarship opportunity to further education for students who have already received the prestigious Carson Scholarship award. Patterson has generously committed $600,000 to the pilot program which will be called the Patterson HBCU Scholarship for Carson Scholars. Beginning […]


In General, Recent Press, Scholarships on August 1, 2023 - 1:01 am

The CSF Launches Patterson HBCU Scholarship Pilot Program!

For years, bestselling and prolific author James Patterson has been writing novels. Now he has partnered with Dr. and Mrs. Ben Carson and the CSF to help Carson Scholars author their own academic stories. In May 2024, the CSF will launch the Patterson HBCU Scholarship pilot program. Eligible Carson Scholars attending a Historically Black College or […]


In General, Scholars, Scholarships on March 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 March 3, 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 Scholarships on February 3, 2021 - 2:55 pm

Spotlight on Matthew Shervington, School Counselor

Matthew Shervington, a School Counselor at Susquehannock High School in Southern PA is often referred to as Sherv by his students. If you ask anyone, they will tell you if there is a student event, you will find Mr. Shervington there.  In addition to his day hours of counseling students, he is always there to […]


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 […]


In Scholars, Scholarships on March 7, 2019 - 7:55 am

The results are in!  The 2019 Carson Scholars have been named!  

Each year we continue to be impressed by the remarkable applications submitted by students across the country.  Everyone who applied is an academic superstar and has much to be proud of.  This year’s applications were no exception and we are thrilled to share that the 2019 class of Carson Scholars is, once again, exceptional. Across […]


In Scholars, Scholarships on March 7, 2018 - 11:42 am

Introducing Our 2018 Carson Scholars

Each fall, the Carson Scholars Fund receives stellar applications from students across the nation. These students, who are nominated by their schools, consistently demonstrate kindness towards others and dedication to their academics that is above and beyond. We are thrilled to introduce you to the 2018 class of Carson Scholars: young men and women who are […]


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