CAMP / College Assistance Migrant Program
What is CAMP?
CAMP / College Assistance Migrant Program provides support and retention services to first-year college students from migrant and seasonal farm worker families.
CAMP works with faculty, student services and community-based agencies to improve educational opportunities for CAMP students.
Services we provide:
- Scholarship to cover tuition and fees
- Stipend for textbooks and supplies
- Monthly training & transportation stipends
- Academic skills assessment & program orientation
- Tutoring & study skills assistance
- Career, financial aid & personal counseling
- Cultural events
- Peer mentoring
- CAMP course
To be eligible to participate in CAMP students must:
- Be a US Citizen or US Legal Permanent Resident
- Be admitted to Northern New Mexico College
- Be eligible to receive federal financial aid
Student must also meet ONE of the following requirements:
- The student, or his/her immediate family member, must have spent a minimum of 75 days during the past 24 months as a migrant or seasonal farmworker. This includes any agricultural activity for wages or personal subsistence, related to the production of crops, dairy products, poultry, or livestock, cultivation or harvesting of trees, or fish farms.
- Have participated in a Title I, Migrant Education Program
- Have participated in a High School Equivalency Program (HEP) and graduated within the last 12 months
- Participated in the WIA of 1998 program (section 167)