Allan Hancock College Foundation Scholarship Program

More than 200 scholarships are available. Apply from November 3 to February 22Last year the foundation awarded more than $545,000 in scholarships to 363 Allan Hancock College students ranging from $500 to $10,000. You could be one of those students! View photos from the last scholarship award banquet.  
View the 2016 Scholarship Awards Banquet Booklet listing all awards with descriptions and amounts.

Follow the Steps Below to Apply

  STEP 1: Check Your Eligibility
  • Most scholarship opportunities require that the student enroll in and complete the fall 2016 AND spring 2017 semesters.  You must complete each of the semesters with at least 6.0 units with a cumulative GPA of 3.00.

  • Fire Academy or EMS Academy scholarship opportunities. The student must be enrolled Fire Academy or EMS Academy for fall 2016  or spring 2017 AND graduate from the academy successfully.

  • Industrial Technology (IT) Program scholarship opportunities. The student must successfully complete one IT course in the fall 2016 with a GA of 2.00 or higher AND complete one IT course in the spring 2017 with a GPA of 2.00.  Students who have a bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply.

  • Betteravia Farms, Bonita Packing or Oceano Farming scholarship opportunity. This scholarship is open only to employees or dependents of employees. The applicant must have a 2.00 GPA and attend Allan Hancock College in the fall of 2017. Please note, if you are planning to graduate from high school and attend Allan Hancock College next fall, there is a printed application to complete.  Contact the AHC Foundation at
  STEP 2: Apply Now!

Apply for multiple scholarships with one free online application!

We highly recommend that you submit your application at least one week before the date given below 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. 


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

  STEP 3: Get Help with Your Application

Attend a Scholarship Workshop

See 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

Steps to Complete an Application

  1. Complete the online scholarship application.
  2. Create a pdf formatted file of your AHC unofficial transcript that will be uploaded to your online scholarship application. Click here for instructions
  3. Request one letter of recommendation. You will be asked to provide on the application the recommender's name and email address.


Students with questions about the online application process may 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 Mar 8, 2017