State-Funded Scholarships Del Mar College also administers a number of State Funded Scholarships. These scholarship programs are processed by the Financial Aid Office. To be considered for the following scholarships, students should complete the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need. Top 10% Scholarship Program: Funds are provided by the State of Texas to encourage students who graduate in the top 10% of their high school class. Qualifying students who have had their FAFSA completed and processed by April 1st and have financial need are entitled to receive a $2000 scholarship if they enroll full-time. Initial eligibility requirements are: Must be a Texas resident; Demonstrate financial need; Complete a Recommended or Distinguished High School Curriculum; Rank in the top 10% of their high school class; Graduate from an accredited high school in Texas; and Enroll full-time. Renewal eligibility requirements are: Complete 30 semester credit hours in the previous year; Maintain a cumulative 3.25 GPA; and Complete at least 75% of hours taken. Financial Aid Deadlines View all Deadlines and Milestones Did You Know?Serving Hispanic StudentsAccording to the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, Del Mar College consistently ranks among the top fifty community colleges in the nation granting Associate degrees to Hispanic students.