More than a scholarship program

MILE Men Shaking HandsMILE strives to increase college completion rates among male students in the Salinas Valley. With the support of the MILE Program, MILE Scholars of Hartnell College will achieve their leadership potential and attain personal, academic, and professional success. MILE Scholars receive the following benefits:

Leadership Training: Three day training to develop critical life skills such as budgeting and communication.

Mentor Program: Male community leaders serve as MILEMentors.

Scholarship Award : At completion of Leadership Training, students receive a $1,250 award. An additional $1,250 will be given upon completion of the mentor workshops.


  • Must be a current Hartnell student who plans on being enrolled at Hartnell for the Academic Year 20223-2024
  • Maintain enrollment in at least 12 units each semester (6 units, if DSPS recipient)
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
Application deadline for the MILE program has been EXTENDED to June 15, 2023.

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Men's Institute for Leadership and Education wishes to thank all of our donors! Hartnell College Student Equity Committee, Hartnell College Professional Development Committee, Hartnell College Student Success and Support Program, Hartnell College Foundation, The California Endowment, Associated Students of Hartnell College, Mr. John Macias, Ms. Candy DePauw, Mr. Alfred Muñoz.


For more information on how to become a MILE Mentor Click HERE.

Who To Contact

  • Office of Equity Programs
    Phone: (831) 755-6723
    Building: B - Student Services Building
    Office: B-204A



B - Student Services