Purpose: Established by the United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce Foundation in honor of the men and women in uniform who serve the Coastal Bend community.
Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be a graduating senior from any high school or current college student residing in the CBCF seven-county service area, AND
  • Must be an active military personnel OR an honorably discharged U.S. veteran, including U.S. Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists, OR
  • The spouse, child or dependent of someone currently on active duty OR an honorably discharged U.S. veteran, including U.S. Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists
  • Financial need must be demonstrated
  • Student may attend any accredited university or college
  • Award may be given to a two year community college student, a traditional four year college student or a student pursuing a vocational career
  • May pursue any major
  • Proof of active duty or honorable discharge must be provided to Coastal Bend Community Foundation