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Providing financial, personal and academic support to students from migrant families

College Assistance Migrant Program

The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) supports students from migrant and seasonal farm worker backgrounds during their first year in college.

CAMP Services

  • CAMP courses
  • Tutoring and mentoring
  • Academic advising
  • Personal and career counseling
  • Book and Netbook loan assistance
  • Transportation assistance
  • Quarterly stipends
  • University campus visits
  • Cultural events, community service and leadership opportunities

Eligibility

  • You must be eligible to participate in 
    • The Migrant Education Program (MEP)
    • National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) of Section 167 of the WIA
  • OR you or one of your parents must have worked as a migrant/seasonal farmworker at least 75 days in the past 24 months. This includes 
    • Activity directly related to the production of crops, dairy products, poultry or livestock
    • The cultivation or harvesting of trees including nursery and forestry work
    • Fish farm work
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be in the first year of college undergraduate studies (freshman status, minimum WR080, RD080 through the placement test or the alternate writing and reading test)
  • Enroll in at least 12 credits hours per term (full-time status)
  • Must be a U.S Citizen or U.S Permanent Resident

CAMP is a federally-funded program and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) do not qualify for Financial Aid and are therefore not eligible for CAMP.

Apply for CAMP

Priority deadline is Friday, March 9, 2018