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MILE supports its scholars in overcoming the unique challenges that men face inside and outside of the classroom. MILE 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.

Leadership Training: Three day training to develop critical life skills including time management, emotional intelligence, and self efficacy 

Mentor Program: Industry professionals serve as MILE Mentors and provide guidance, support, and connections to scholars

Scholarship Award: At completion of Leadership Training, students receive a $1000 award. An additional $1000 is be awarded upon completion of the mentor workshops

To qualify for MILE, students must apply in Spring of each year. Cisgender and transgender male students are welcomed. Student applications will be selected based upon academic achievement in context of adversity, financial need, and leadership potential. Other eligibility requirements may apply.

MILE Applications NOW Open! Applications on the MILE Scholarship Page

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Men's Institute for Leadership and Education is looking for 2019-2020 MILE mentors

Mentor Invitation Letter

Mentor Application


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

Who To Contact

  • Office of Equity Programs  
    (831) 755-6723
    Phone: Hartnell College Main Campus
    Building: Building B, Room 204A
    Office: 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA 93901