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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.

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The VFW Nursing Scholarship application is now open for Nursing Students.
VFW will award 3 scholarships: 1st Place is $2,000; 2nd Place is $1,500; and 3rd Place is $1,000. To apply, you must:

  • complete the application, provide a current transcript with your GPA,
  • include 2 letters of recommendation from Clinical Instructors and/or the Dean, and
  • complete a 300 word essay that discusses "Why I chose a Nursing Career and what impact this will have on Veterans and their families."

Click Here to open the application.

Click Here to learn more about VFW.