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Welcome to DMC Foundation Scholarships

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How to Apply

Apply for DMC Foundation Scholarships from February 1 through April 30 each year for awards during the following school year.

How to Apply
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Donate to Scholarships

If you would like to learn more about how to donate to scholarships, check out the Del Mar College Foundation, Inc. All donations go directly toward scholarships.

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Emergency Assistance

If you have an emergency that threatens your attendance to Del Mar College that is not due to Hurricane Harvey, apply now for Emergency Assistance.

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Viking Loan

If you need a short-term, no-cost loan due to delays in receiving Financial Aid benefit payment such as a Pell Grant, apply now for a Viking Loan.

Viking Loan
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Other Scholarship Opportunities

DMC Foundation receives notice of other local community scholarships for Del Mar College students. Some are matched with our funds. We post them here.

Other Scholarships
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Contact the Foundation

Contact or visit our office at the Del Mar College Center for Economic Development. For a current list of active scholarships, email Elsie Odom at

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Minimum GPA to apply for all Foundation scholarships (or GED equivalency)


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Outside Scholarships and Notices

Shell logoCongratulations to the 2018-2019 Shell Welding & Process Technology Scholarship Recipients!
Ashley Reyna, Randy Hernandez, Kyle Martinez, Edgar Rodriguez, Humberto Barrera.


Coastal Bend Society for Human Resource Management LogoNew Outside Scholarship application offered by the Coastal Bend Society for Human Resource Management is available for a scholarship to a student attending Del Mar College who is enrolled in a Career or Technology degree plan. The scholarship is for $1000 ($500 will be awarded for the first semester and the remaining $500 for the second semester). Please apply for the scholarship by going to the Coastal Bend SHRM website and clicking on the guidelines and application links under “Del Mar Workforce Readiness Scholarship.” Applications are due no later than July 19, 2019.