Purpose: In March 2012, assets of the Rooke Foundation, Inc. (established in 1945 by the R.E. Rooke Family of Woodsboro, Texas) were granted to the Coastal Bend Community Foundation. The scholarship program of the Rooke Foundation awarding two students each at both Refugio and Woodsboro High Schools will be continued by the Coastal Bend Community foundation.
Amount: $1,000 / two available at both Refugio and Woodsboro High Schools
Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior from either Refugio or Woodsboro High School
  • Plan to attend college/university or vocational school fall semester immediately following graduation
  • 2.5 GPA required
Deadline: Woodsboro – April 1 and Refugio – April 15
Application: Applications may be obtained from high school website on Counselor’s page/local scholarships