College Assistance Migrant Program

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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 students with both financial assistance and support services, with the goal of preparing them to continue their education at a four-year college or university.

Eligibility Requirements

You must meet the following criteria:

  • 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
  • Demonstrate financial need according to federal guidelines (Must apply for FAFSA; Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Be in the first year of college undergraduate studies (freshman status)
  • Enroll in at least 12 credits hours per term (full-time status)
  • Must be a U.S Citizen or U.S Permanent Resident

To Apply:

Priority deadline: February 28, 2014

Final deadline: March 21, 2014

CAMP provides the following services:

  • CAMP Courses
  • Tutoring/Mentoring
  • 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:

CAMP Application
Geneseo Migrant Center
IME Becas Application

More information

If you would like more information about CAMP, contact us at 503.589.7778 or by e-mail.