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Migrant Education - College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Benefits

Program Description

The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) assists students who are migratory or seasonal farmworkers (or children of such workers) enrolled in their first year of undergraduate studies at an institution of higher education. The funding supports completion of the first year of studies. Competitive five-year grants for CAMP projects are made to institutions of higher education or to other nonprofit private agencies that cooperate with such institutions. CAMP grantees are funded to serve about 2,000 students annually.

General Program Requirements

Who May Apply: Institutions of higher education or a public or nonprofit private agency in cooperation with an institution of higher education.

Who Benefits: Students who are migratory or seasonal farmworkers (or children of such workers) enrolled in their first year of undergraduate studies at an institution of higher education.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

If you are an individual who may qualify for this program, contact your school's financial aid office or check with your high school or migrant advisor for the specific requirements.

Program Contact Information

For more general program information, visit the Department of Education's CAMP Program page.