College Assistance Migrant Program – CAMP
If you are applying to Heritage University and have a migrant/seasonal farmworker background, the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is for you.
CAMP is designed to help students begin their college careers. CAMP participants will receive a variety of services including personalized one on one academic advising, peer mentor program, multicultural enrichment, and college success seminars.
You can participate in the CAMP if you meet the following:
- U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
- Enrolled full time (at least 12 credits per semester) at Heritage University and not beyond your first academic year in college
- Eligible to participate, or have participated, in the Migrant Education Program or the National Farmworker Jobs Program
- Have, or have at least one immediate family member who has spent a minimum of 75 days during the past 24 months as a migrant or seasonal farm worker — farm work is defined as any activity directly related to:
- the production of crops
- dairy products
- tree harvesting
- fish farms
Below are the enrollment requirements for the College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP):
- Apply and be accepted to Heritage University
- Complete and submit a CAMP application with essay and Release of Information form
- Apply for FAFSA and provide a copy to CAMP
- Provided proof of eligibility — requires copies of the following:
- Migrant Education Program Identification # or Certificate of Eligibility from Migrant Education Program
- Work history affidavit of student and/or immediate family member
- Official letter from employer and pay stubs 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).