The college Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at ABAC is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education. CAMP is designed to provide support to 32 first-year college students of migrant and seasonal farm workers. Students are also assisted with obtaining financial aid assistance for the remainder of their undergraduate academic career. CAMP provides discretionary grants to Institutions of Higher Education (IHE), or other non-profit organizations in cooperation with an IHE, to offer tutoring, counseling, health services, assistance with special admissions, and some financial assistance to enable migrant youth to successfully complete their first year of post-secondary education.
The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
ABOUT The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
- Course Selection & Registration Assistance
- Study Skills Assistance
- Tutoring referrals
- Academic monitoring & follow-up
- Career Development Course and Workshops
- Job Search Training Skills
- Resume Writing
- Financial Aid Guidance
- Scholarship & Internship Information
- Employment Referrals
- Community Service (on and off campus)
- Attend social and cultural events
- Leadership development
To be eligible to apply for the CAMP program the student must meet the following criteria:
- Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
- Verify that you or your parent performed a minimum of 75 days of temporary or seasonal farm work over the last two years.
- Or, be eligible for services from or have participated in TITLE 1 Migrant Education Programs
- Or, be eligible for or have participated in the Department of Labor Migrant & Seasonal Farm-worker Programs.
- Be eligible for Federal Financial Aid
Before consideration of CAMP Application, student must be accepted into ABAC.
CAMP recommends students apply fall/early spring semester of their senior year.
Priority deadline is December 1. Application deadline is March 1.
The recruiter will assist with the application process, please feel free to contact them with any question or if you are having trouble with the application. It is the student responsibility to ensure that the application is complete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
CAMP Application checklist:
- Completed ABAC Application
- student must apply and submit all documentation for enrollment at ABAC
- CAMP Application
- CAMP Autobiography Assignment
- Documentation of Eligibility
- Three Academic Recommendation
- Student Interview
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Once FAFSA is completed, submit a copy of the SAR report to email@example.com
- Copy of Parents 2018 Taxes (if applicable)