• The Coastal Bend College Foundation offers multiple scholarships for CBC Students to assist them in their funding of their education pursuits.  These scholarships come from monies donated by various individuals, foundations, and businesses who believe in the pursuit of higher education.  Many of these applications have SPECIFIC requirements based on things like major/program of study, academic performance and/or financial need.  Please read each description carefully. 

    Each scholarship will be reviewed by a separate group representing CBC Faculty, CBC Foundation Board of Directors Members, select CBC Deans and in some cases donor families themselves. 

    This list of available scholarships will be continuously update throughout the year, please check back often. 

    Scholarship Listing 

    Sammy Lee Abrigo Memorial Scholarship - Single recipient, $500 scholarship awarded annually.  Requirements:  a Pettus High School Graduate.  Preference given to a student majoring in Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice (open to other majors if no Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice students apply).   Renewable for spring semester.  APPLY HERE  

    Conoco Phillips Oil & Gas Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is open to students enrolled in the Oil and Gas Technology Associate of Applied Science Program who reside in Bee, DeWitt, or Karnes Counties.   Renewable for spring semester.  APPLY HERE

    Cruz and Sofia Alaniz Automotive Technology Program Scholarship – This pair of $2,500 endowed scholarships honoring Cruz and Sofia Alaniz are for students in Coastal Bend College’s Automotive Technology Program entering their second semester.  Priority will be given to students from Bee County, but applicants from the CBC service area (including Karnes, McMullen, Live Oak, Duval, Jim Wells and Brooks Counties, and parts of Atascosa and Kleberg Counties) are welcome to apply.  APPLY HERE  

    DCP Midstream Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in the Oil and Gas Technology Associate of Applied Science Program who are either a United State Military Veteran or is currently in the Military Reserves or National Guard.  Renewable for spring semester.  APPLY HERE  

    R.W. and Eula Mae Dirks Scholarship – This scholarship is open to any full-time Coastal Bend College student who DOES NOT qualify for Federal Financial Aid (Pell Grant) but still has demonstratable need.  This scholarship maybe renewed provided a 3.0 GPA is maintained.  The amount of the award varies based on available distributions from the endowed funds. APPLY HERE 

    James R. Dougherty, Jr. Foundation Dental Hygiene Scholarship – These scholarships are given in memory of Beeville native James R. Dougherty Jr. who was killed in World War II.   Eligible students MUST be admitted into the Dental Hygiene Program.  A career goal narrative is required of the applicant.  APPLY HERE  

    Equinor Oil & Gas Scholarship – This $2,000 scholarship is open to students enrolled in the Oil and Gas Technology Associate of Applied Science Program with a 3.0 or higher GPA.  Renewable for spring semester.  APPLY HERE 

    Grady C. Hogue Scholarship – This scholarship established by the Rockwell Fund, Inc.  in honor of Grady C.  Hogue, the first President of Coastal Bend College (then Bee County College).  The recipient is a chosen based on scholastic achievement and financial need.  You must have reached sophomore standing (30+ credit hours) and be receiving need-based Federal Financial Aide to qualify.  This scholarship maybe renewed provided a 3.0 GPA is maintained.  The amount of the award varies based on available distributions from the endowed funds. APPLY HERE  

    Coastal Bend College Foundation Scholarship – These scholarships are open to full-time students enrolled in at least 12 hours.  The amount and number of the award(s) varies based on available distributions from the endowed funds.  Renewable for spring semester with a 3.0 Grade Point Average.  APPLICATION COMING SOON