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If you are applying to Heritage University and have a migrant/seasonal farm worker background, have a financial need, and want to be successful in college, then College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is for you. We help students smoothly transition into their first year of college education and provide opportunities to explore both academic and career choices. CAMP provides the information students need to make informed decisions in shaping their futures.
The CAMP Program is designed to help students begin their college careers. CAMP participants will receive a variety of services, which includes:
- Academic - Academic specialist adviser; tutor assistance; workshops in study habits, test and note taking; and Microsoft Office workshops
- Financial - FAFSA assistance; financial literacy workshop; and scholarship searching/application workshops
- Personal - Cultural/social enrichment; counseling referral services; and leadership development activities
- Career - Career interest survey; and resume writing and interview workshops
Who is eligible?
- Permanent Residents or U.S. Citizens.
- Freshmen enrolled full time (at least 12 credits per semester) at Heritage University.
- Migrant and/or seasonal workers, and/or their immediate family. Must have worked for either wages or personal subsistence, at least 75 days during the past 24 months in agricultural work-- defined as any activity directly related to:
- the production of crops
- dairy products
- poultry or livestock
- the cultivation or harvesting of trees
- fish farms
How to apply?
- Apply and be accepted to Heritage University
- Complete and submit a CAMP application w/ essay and Release of Information form
- Apply for the FAFSA and provide a copy to CAMP
- Provided proof of eligibility – requires a copy of one of the following:
- Migrant Education Program Identification # or Certificate of Eligibility from Migrant Education Program
- W2 Form(s) and work history of student and/or immediate family member
- Official letter from employer verifying 75 days of migrant work in the last two years
- A copy of the eligibility contract from the WIA-167 (OIC Washington Farmworker Investment Program or NCAC)
For more information or help:
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Left to Right: Rafael Davila, Mari Pulido, Dina Ibarra, Idalia Aguillon, Samantha Ruiz)