College Assistance Migrant Program
The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a federally funded program that supports students from migrant and seasonal farmworker backgrounds during their first year in college. The program provides supplemental financial assistance and support services, with the goal of preparing them to continue their education and obtain a degree.
- Either the student or one of his/her parents must have worked as a migrant/seasonal farmworker at least 75 days in the past 24 months. This includes any activity directly related to the production of crops, dairy products, poultry or livestock; the cultivation or harvesting of trees including nursery and forestry work; or fish farm work or be eligible to participate or have participated in (a) the Migrant Education Program (MEP) or participated in the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) of Section 167 of the WIA
- Have a high school diploma or GED certificate
- Be in the first year of college undergraduate studies (freshman status, minimum WR080, RD080 through the Placement Test or the Alternate WR/RD test)
- Enroll in at least 12 credits hours per term (full-time status)
- Must be a U.S Citizen or U.S Permanent Resident
DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) do not qualify for Financial Aid; therefore, are not eligible for CAMP.
Priority deadline: Friday, March 25, 2016
CAMP provides the following services:
- CAMP Courses
- Academic Advising
- Personal/Career Counseling
- Book Loan Assistance
- Netbook Loan Assistance
- Transportation assistance
- Quarterly Stipends
- University Campus Visits
- Cultural Events Opportunities
- Community Service Leadership Opportunities
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) resources:
Geneseo Migrant Center
IME Becas Application
If you would like more information about CAMP, contact us at 503.589.7778 or by e-mail.