Scholarship Funds

Become a Student Scholarship Donor

Thanks to the generosity of people, businesses, and foundations in the Salinas Valley, the Hartnell College Foundation is able to award over $800,000 in scholarships to our students every year. Click here to see the Scholarships that our donors have established. If you would like to join the visionary community leaders who are making educational dreams come true for the hard-working students of our area by giving to the Scholarship Program, please consider gifts to the following funds, take a moment to print out and send in our Scholarship Donor Applicationcontact us online, or call us at 831-755-6810 to discuss other ways you may help. For more information click on the button below.

Scholarship Funds

Click on the button below to see a complete list of Scholarships. If you’re a student please visit Hartnell College’s website or click here to apply for scholarships or for more information on scholarships.

Killian Scholars

The Hartnell College Music Department is grateful for the bequest from Jack Killian that funds a scholarship program for a cohort of ten Music Majors at Hartnell. This amazing program can include $2,000 scholarships per semester, private lessons from approved teachers paid for by the program, and funded field trips to universities and concerts.

UCSC Pister Scholarship

Since 1993 UCSC Pister Scholarship has recognized outstanding Hartnell College Transfer Students beginning back in 1993, University of California, Santa Cruz began supporting outstanding community college transfer students by providing $10,000 scholarships for each of two years, a strong academic mentoring program and summer work experience opportunities. Over the years, Hartnell College has nominated exceptional students for the scholarship awards.