Student Employment Work-Study Programs Del Mar College offers two need-based work study programs, Federal Work Study (FWS) and Texas Work Study (TXWS). The work study program(s) allows a student to work on campus while enrolled at Del Mar College. Work Study is part of the students financial aid award. Students must be enrolled in six semester credit hours per semester to participate in the work study program. What are the benefits of Work Study? Students can work up to 15 hours per week. Students are paid at the federal minimum wage $7.25. Students are paid every two weeks. Work Study earnings are directly deposited to your personal checking/savings account or your HigherOne Card. Work hours are flexible. Students can establish excellent references. Student Employment is great for your career experience. How do I apply? You must complete your FAFSA and indicate on your interest in the work study program. Once the Financial Aid Office begins the awarding process and if you are awarded FWS or TXWS funds, the Student Employment Office will notify you via WebDMC email with instructions. Who is Eligible? The Federal Work Study and Texas Work Study Programs provide jobs to students who demonstrate the highest financial need. A student must be enrolled in at least six semester hours and meet DMC's Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards. The Texas Work Study program is only offered to students attending the regular fall/spring terms and students must be Texas residents. Student Employee Handbook Financial Aid DeadlinesView All Events and Dates 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.