Buccaneer Foundation - Arrr You Ready? Rodeo-Festival-Corpus Christi TX

The Buccaneer Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that is funded by the Buccaneer Commission.  Funds raised by the Commission are transfered to the Foundation for area youth scholarships. From 1996 through 2016, the Foundation will have awarded $904,200 to 268 recipients. Although the bulk of our scholarships are to TAMU-CC and Del Mar College, our recipients have received scholarships to attend over 25 colleges and universities across the U.S.


Scholarships have been awarded  to impact the Coastal Bend’s citizens in the following areas:

  • Buc Days Pirate Queen and King college and university candidates
  • Process Technologies students at Del Mar College
  • Jimmy Adair Memorial Welding Scholarships at Del Mar College
  • Eddie Galvan Memorial Music Scholarships at Del Mar College
  • Math & Science scholarships at TAMU-CC
  • Bucarader Family scholarships
  • Ideas Challenge Grant
  • Military Housing Grant

 2016 Press Release Buc Days Scholarships and Grants