2020 Online Scholarship Application Now Open

CBCF 9 News 9 2020 Online Scholarship Application Now Open

The Online CBCF Scholarship application is now open for submission through March 1, 2020. New this year, are separate application links for high school and college students. Students from the Coastal Bend Community Foundation’s seven-county service area of Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio are eligible to apply by clicking on the “Scholarship” button then “CBCF Scholarships Application”.

CBCF currently administers over 100 scholarship funds, and awarded over $575,000 in scholarships in 2019. Students who submit a single ONLINE CBCF SCHOLARSHIP application will be applying for 80 different scholarships. They are also welcome to review and apply for any of the other 20 scholarships, available as OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIPS. Each of these scholarships has specific application requirements and paper applications identified on the website.

More information about college scholarships can be found on our website or by calling Nicole Ross, Program Director, at 361-882-9745.


2020 CBCF High School Student Scholarship Application

2020 CBCF Current and Returning College Student Scholarship Application


The Mission of the Foundation is to improve the quality of life in the Coastal Bend by building community endowment and addressing social, educational, environmental, and cultural needs through the awarding of grants and scholarships.

The Foundation’s Vision is to provide the Coastal Bend with:

  • Efficient gift options to meet donors’ charitable wishes
  • Effective grants to charitable organizations and scholarships to students
  • Ethical leadership to promote and enhance area philanthropy

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