Purpose: Established in memory of Jim Springer, a well-known master of ceremonies of Chamber of Commerce breakfasts and many other events in Corpus Christi. Jim devoted much of his life to making people laugh and being a super salesman for organizations with which he was involved. He served as President of the Corpus Christi Advertising Federation and the Marketing and Sales Management Association and received the Silver Medal from the Advertising Federation. He died unexpectedly on January 19, 1985.
Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be current college students who have reached sophomore level or above
  • Be majoring in Public Relations, Marketing Advertising or Communications
  • Be a permanent resident of the CBCF seven-county service area
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to receive the second half of the scholarship