Purpose: Established by the Coastal Bend Community Foundation to honor Dr. Dana Williams, superintendent of the Corpus Christi Independent School District from 1962 to 1981 and founding Executive Director of the Coastal Bend Community Foundation from 1981 to 1998.
Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating senior from any high school in the CCISD
  • Be enrolled full-time at any accredited college or university in the United States
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and submit a transcript and personal note regarding college experience to date and intended major to CBCF for continued receipt of award
  • Preference will be given to students who major in education pursuing a teaching certificate and to students who are permanent residents of Nueces County