Each of these scholarships has outside scholarship selection committees who review all applications and select recipients. They have varying deadline dates as well as qualifying criteria and all require a completed paper application (some of which may be downloaded directly from this website). The Coastal Bend Community Foundation administers these scholarships.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT EACH SCHOLARSHIP SHOWN BELOW MAY BE VIEWED BY DOUBLE CLICKING ON THE TITLE.

BEAN – DIRKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors from Beeville or George West
BROWN – D.C. AND VIRGINIA BROWN SCHOLARSHIP
browndcvirginiaEligibility: Graduates of Mathis High School or Mathis High School students who have earned their GED certificate and who have good potential and character.
COASTAL BEND SHRM SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Current college students majoring in Business with an emphasis in Human Resources who permanently reside in the seven-county service area of the Coastal Bend Community Foundation.
CALLER TIMES – CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER TIMES SOUTH TEXAS DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS
Eligibility: High School seniors in good standing who were previously nominated by principal or counselor at the end of junior year in high school.
CCEF – COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACHIEVEMENT
Eligibility: High school seniors graduating from a Corpus Christi Independent School District high school.
CCEF – CORPUS CHRISTI EDUCATION FOUNDATION DUAL CREDIT SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: CCISD students enrolled in Dual Credit courses.
CORPUS CHRISTI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP
ccchamberEligibility: Nueces County high school graduates who plan to pursue a technology based career
CORPUS CHRISTI INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT TEACHER FELLOWSHIP AWARD
Eligibility: CCISD teachers who have taught at least five years, including three years with CCISD.
COX – JUSTIN FORREST COX “BEAT THE ODDS” MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
coxjustinEligibility: Students graduating from a Victoria ISD high school.
COX – JUSTIN FORREST COX “BEAT THE ODDS” MIDDLE SCHOOL INCENTIVE SCHOLARSHIP
coxjustinEligibility: Graduating eighth grade students from Victoria ISD who have overcome significant personal difficulties to remain in school.
CY FAIR YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Eligibility: Recipients must be members of the Jersey Village Baptist Church Youth Group.
DEAN – DEREK LEE DEAN SOCCER SCHOLARSHIP
deanderekEligibility: Outstanding W. B. Ray High School students who exhibit a love of soccer, teamwork and sportsmanship.
DOWNES – JAY AND RHEBA DOWNES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
downesjayEligibility: A graduating Alice High School senior who lettered in the UIL-sanctioned sport of golf at least two years.
DULIN – CLETIS DULIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Recipient must be a graduating high school senior and a member of 4-H Club in Refugio County
EIDSON – JOHN R. EIDSON, JR. ’38 SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Eligibility: Recipient must be a college student (at least a sophomore) pursuing an engineering degree and attending Texas A & M University – College Station School of Engineering
EXECUTIVE WOMEN INTERNATIONAL BOBBI SIMS SCHOLARSHIP
simsbobbiEligibility: Women residing in the seven-county Coastal Bend area served by the Coastal Bend Community Foundation.
FLYNN – CAPTAIN DAN AND BARNEY FLYNN SCHOLARSHIP
flynndanbarneyEligibility: Graduating seniors at a Corpus Christi high school who are in an NROTC program and will attend Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi or Del Mar College as full-time students.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: A ninth-grade, at-risk high school student in the Coastal Bend selected to receive the scholarship upon graduation.
GARTNER, ANN JORDAN GARTNER SCHOLARSHIP
gartnerannEligibility: Graduating senior at AC Jones High School in Beeville who plans a career in a science, engineering, or medical-related field.
HAMRICK – MARY AND BILL HAMRICK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Eligibility: Graduating high school senior from W.B. Ray High School who has demonstrated academic achievement and excellence in sports.
HALE – MARK TODD HALE MEMORIAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors intending to major in criminal justice and full-time college students majoring in criminal justice.
KOCH – LEATRICE KOCH SCHOLARSHIP
kochleatriceEligibility: Graduating seniors of Woodsboro High School.
LUEHRS – LILLION EFFIE LUEHRS SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: A student having a Bishop mailing address who is attending or plans to attend college full time to obtain a degree.
LUIGI – MARTHA L. LUIGI CHORAL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Recipient must be a graduating high school senior of Rockport Fulton High School planning to study music.
MAHANY – MARTHA MAHANY MEMORIAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP
mahanymarthaEligibility: A graduating Calallen High School senior, male or female, who participated as a player, manager or trainer in Calallen athletics.
MYSTERY OF THE BLUE ROSE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Females at least 35 years of age touched in some way by cancer.
NUECES COUNTY JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SHOW SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Graduating seniors who have been active members in Nueces County FFA, FHA, or 4-H Club and are active participants in the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show.
OCKER – EDNA W. OCKER SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Students majoring in music or music education at Del Mar College.
OLGA PAUL SCHOLARSHIP
olgapaulEligibility: A student having a Bishop mailing address who is attending or plans to attend college full-time (12 hours or more) to obtain a teaching degree.
PICQUET – JIMMIE RUTH PICQUET SCHOLARSHIP
picquetjimmieEligibility: Students having a Bishop mailing address who are attending or plan to attend college full-time to obtain a degree.
REYNOLDS-PEREZ – CISSY REYNOLDS PEREZ H.E.B. EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION
Eligibility: Recipient must be a graduating CCISD high school senior who attended George Evans Special Emphasis School for at least three (3) consecutive years.
ROOKE – ROOKE FOUNDATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Recipients must be graduating high school seniors from either Refugio or Woodsboro High Schools planning to enroll in college or vocational school fall semester immediately following graduation.
ROPER – MYRTLE WAKELAND ROPER/LEOLA GARRETT SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Graduates of Bishop High School who plan a career in teaching.
SAN PATRICIO/ARANSAS COUNTY A&H SCHOLARSHIP
sanpatricioEligibility: Graduating high school seniors in San Patricio and Aransas County who have actively participated in the San Patricio and Aransas County A&H Show for two years.
SANCHEZ – REBECCA RENEE SANCHEZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Recipients must be graduating seniors from Bishop High School, enrolled in the Health Sciences program and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Financial need must be demonstrated.
SAND DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIP OF THE OPTIMIST FOUNDATION OF DOWNTOWN CORPUS CHRISTI, TX INC.
Eligibility: High School seniors enrolled in the Collegiate High School of CCISD.
TECHNICAL TRADES SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Graduating high school senior from Rockport-Fulton High School planning to attend a technical or community college in the fall immediately following graduation and who are enrolled in a vocational education class during senior year.
TRAYLOR DIXON SELLS, JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
traylordixonEligibility: Students in the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi College of Business Graduate Program.
TREVINO – JOE D. TREVINO JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Graduating high school senior from Bishop High School with a minimum GPA of 80% and
who plans to attend college in the fall immediately after high school.
UTTER – THE HONORABLE NORMAN L. UTTER SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: High school students intending to study at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi or Del Mar College. (Inactive at this time and not currently awarding.)
WB RAY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958 SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Graduating WB Ray High School students.
WB RAY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2014 GLOBAL CITIZEN SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: WB Ray graduating senior, demonstrating potential to utilize their education to improve their life and the world around them, enrolling in qualified university the fall immediately following graduation.
WILLBERN – A.D. WILLBERN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Bishop High School Graduates.
WILSON – CHASE WILSON MEMORIAL 4-H SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors who are outstanding members of Nueces County 4H.
WIMBERLY – MISTY WIMBERLY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors who have exhibited in the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show and are a past or present officer in FFA or FHA Chapter, local 4-H Club or Nueces County Council.