Purpose: Established in honor of Judge Terry Shamsie to assist studens with their post-secondary school education.
Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior from Banquete High School with a minimum HS GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (80% on a 100% scale) -or-
  • Be a graduating high school senior from Robstown High School with a minimum HS GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (80% on a 100% scale) -or-
  • Be a graduating high school senior from Nueces or Kleberg counties, attending Texas A&M Corpus Christi or Texas A&M Kingsville with a minimum HS GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (80% on a 100% scale) -or-
  • Be a graduating high school senior from any high school in the CBCF seven-county service area majoring in economics or agriculture, attending any accredited college or university in the United States, with a minimum HS GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (85% on a 100% scale) -and-
  • Be enrolled full-time and have permanent residence in the CBCF seven-county service area