Purpose: Established by a group of business leaders in Corpus Christi, Texas to honor Reverend Bennett’s outstanding record of community service. The Reverend E.F. Bennett, a WWII veteran and former pastor in Refugio and Robstown, Texas, served as a director for 17 nonprofit organizations, as Chaplain for the Corpus Christi Police Department and the Nueces County Sheriff’s Department.
Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating senior from high schools in CBCF seven-county area
  • Be in top 10% of graduating class
  • Enroll full-time at Del Mar College, TAMUCC or TAMUK
  • Must establish financial need based on the Median Family Income of their county