Allan Hancock College Foundation Scholarship Program

scholarship boardsApply for a Scholarship Today! 
Deadline is February 12, 2020

 View the 2019 Scholarship Awards Booklet listing all awards with descriptions and amounts
View photos from the May 2019 Scholarship Awards Banquet 

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 2019 AND spring 2020 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 2019 or spring 2020 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 2019 with a GPA of 2.00 or higher AND complete one IT course in the spring 2020 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 2020. Please note, if you are a graduating high school senior (June 2020) 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 TWO weeks prior to the deadline date of February 12, 2020 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 ext. 3200. 

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Last Modified Nov 6, 2019