The Coastal Bend Community Foundation (CBCF) announced the opening of its online scholarship application process Wednesday, Dec. 15.

Students are encouraged to apply by visiting the CBCF’s website at and selecting “CBCF Scholarship Application” from the “Scholarship” drop down menu. Students from the CBCF’s seven-county service area of Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio are eligible.

The application period runs through March 1, 2022.

CBCF currently administers 106 scholarship funds and distributed over $526,830 in scholarships in 2021. Students who submit the online CBCF scholarship application will be applying for 80 different scholarships through the one application.

For more information about college scholarships, please visit the website at or call Garner Burford, Scholarship/Project Director, at 361-882-9745.

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