Grants Overview: What is a grant? A grant is defined as an award of money which is given to the student with no repayment required. These are awarded based on financial need determined by the results of the FAFSA application and availability of funds. Grants are available from various sources including federal, state and institutional funds. Below are descriptions of the various grants available at Del Mar College. All grants are funded to students enrolled in six or more hours unless specific grant rules apply. Del Mar College offers the following grant programs: Federal Federal Pell Grant (PELL)Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) State Texas Educational Opportunity Grant (TEOG)Towards Excellence, Access, and Success Grant (TEXAS) Institutional Texas Public Educational Grant Resident(TPEG) and Non-Resident (TPEGN) Financial Aid DeadlineMay01Priority Deadline to Apply for Financial Aid for 2015-2016 View 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.