Salinas Valley Promise - Program Application

You are NOT required to complete the Hartnell College General Scholarship Application.
After you click “Finish & Submit” in the Salinas Valley Promise – Program Application, you are DONE.

OPEN: Deadline extended to April 2, 2021


  • Graduate from a local high school or adult school within the Hartnell Community College District
  • Be a first-time college student
  • CA resident or qualify for non-resident tuition exemption through AB540/SB68
  • Maintain enrollment as a full-time college student
  • Completion of a financial aid application
  • Completion of the summer leadership institute
  • Participation in mentorship and quarterly workshops
  • Maintain at least a 2.0 semester GPA


  1. Submit an application for admission to Hartnell College
  2. Submit the Salinas Valley Promise – Program Application by March 2
  3. Submit a FAFSA or CA Dream Act application
  4. Enroll as a full-time student at Hartnell College
  5. Sign-up and attend the Summer Institute

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