Allan Hancock College Foundation Scholarship Program

scholarship boardsApply for a Scholarship Today! 
Deadline is February 21, 2018
The deadline has been extended to February 28! Apply Now! 

 View the 2017 Scholarship Awards Booklet listing all awards with descriptions and amounts
View photos from the May 2017 Scholarship Awards Reception  

Note: Follow this link to provide a reference request on behalf of a student. 
Be sure to click the "references and reviewers" tab. 

Students: Follow the Steps Below to Apply

  STEP 1: Check Your Eligibility
  • Most scholarships require that the student enroll in and complete the fall 2017 AND spring 2018 semesters with at least 6.0 units each semester and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.

  • Fire Academy or EMS Academy scholarships. The student must be enrolled in the Allan Hancock College Fire Academy or EMS Academy for fall 2017  or spring 2018 AND graduate from the academy successfully.  Students who have a bachelor's degree are eligible to apply for Fire Academy or EMS Academy scholarships.

  • Industrial Technology (IT) scholarships. The student must successfully complete one IT course in the fall 2017 with a GA of 2.00 or higher AND complete one IT course in the spring 2018 with a GPA of 2.00.

  • Joe Prandini Memorial Scholarship offered by Bonipak Produce, Inc.  This scholarship is open only to Betteravia Farms, Bonita Packing or Oceano Farming employees or dependents of employees. The applicant must have a 2.00 GPA and attend Allan Hancock College in the fall of 2018. Please note, if you are a graduating high school senior (June 2018) and planning to  attend Allan Hancock College next fall, complete the online scholarship application.  Contact the AHC Foundation at with questions.
  STEP 2: Get Help with Your Application

Attend a Scholarship Workshop

Click here for workshop dates and times

  • Learn how to fill out the application correctly
  • Learn what a scholarship committee looks for in an application
  • Learn how to write great essays
  STEP 3: Apply Now!


Use your myHancock username and password to sign in to the application.

We highly recommend that you submit your application at least one week prior to the deadline date of February 21, 2018 to ensure that you do not miss the deadline as a result of technical difficulties with your equipment/network or as a result of heavy traffic on the Allan Hancock College website. You may save your application at any time and return later to complete it. 


Questions?? Email or
call the AHC Financial Aid office at 805-922-6966 or toll free at 1-866-DIALAHC (342-5242), ext. 3200. 

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Last Modified Feb 20, 2018