Purpose: Women in transition due to loss of spouse through death or divorce, loss of job, physical disability, health issue, or other circumstances who wish to pursue or complete a higher education degree.
Amount: $3,000/one available, $1,500 each for fall and spring semesters
Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • reside in the seven-county Coastal Bend* area served by the Coastal Bend Community Foundation;
  • have a high school diploma or GED certificate;
  • attend Coastal Bend College, Del Mar College, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi or Texas A&M University-Kingsville, and;
  • Complete at least nine credit hours each semester and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Deadline: April 1
Application: Application forms may be downloaded from this website or by calling the Foundation office at 361-882-9745.

*Coastal Bend: Defined in the bylaws of the Coastal Bend Community Foundation as the counties of Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio, and San Patricio.

Download & Print Application