College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP)

The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at Lewis-Clark State College prepares eligible students for a continued successful college experience with a focus on the first-year. CAMP is dedicated to creating an empowering and engaging environment for students to embody leadership, responsibility, and academic success.

Ten CAMP Scholars smiling and laughing.

College Assistance Migrant Program is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Migrant Education, it is funded $476,899 annually, which helps students from qualifying migrant/seasonal farm work backgrounds to enter and succeed in college. CAMP students receive support through scholarship, academic tutoring, study schedules, leadership and social/cultural activities. Although CAMP financial aid is only offered through the student’s first academic year of college, CAMP is committed to providing academic support until graduation.

Who is Eligible?

  1. Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident.
  2. Be eligible to receive Financial Aid (FAFSA).

*For the 2021-2022 academic year, you need to fill out the 2021 FAFSA at https://fafsa.ed.gov/.  An FSA ID will be needed to sign the FAFSA. Your parent will also need an FSA ID to sign electronically.

  1. Desire a four-year or a two-year academic degree from Lewis Clark State College
  2. Be enrolled or admitted for enrollment at Lewis-Clark State College.
    • To meet this requirement, we just need to know that you will be applying to LCSC. Your CAMP application may be accepted before official LCSC admittance, however it is required that you are enrolled to fully be accepted into the program.

Additionally, students must meet ONE of the following: 

  • The student or one of student's immediate family members has worked as a migrant or seasonal farm worker in the areas of agriculture, dairy, fisheries, or forestry for at least 75 days within the last 24 months. (Farm work is considered activity directly related to the production of crops, dairy products, poultry or livestock; or the cultivation or harvesting of trees; or any activity directly related to fish farms. This farm work includes work performed for either wages or personal subsistence on a farm, ranch, or similar establishment.)
  • Student has participated in or is eligible to participate in a Chapter I Migrant Education Program. A copy of the Certificate of Eligibility (COE) form or a letter from a family liaison or school official stating current or previous eligibility will verify participation. COE forms can be obtained from a High School Migrant Coordinator.
  • Student is qualified or is eligible to qualify for the Workforce Investment Act 167 Program (WIA 167).  Community Council of Idaho provides this service.

If you are still not sure whether you qualify or not please feel free to contact our Retention Specialist!

  1. Ciudadanos de los Estados Unidos o residente permanente​
  2. Ser elegible para recibir ayuda financiera (FAFSA).

* Para el año académico 2021-2022, debe completar la FAFSA 2021 en https://fafsa.ed.gov/. Se necesitará una identificación de la FSA para firmar la FAFSA. Sus padres también necesitarán una identificación de la FSA para firmar electrónicamente.

  1. Desea un título académico de cuatro o dos años de Lewis Clark State College
  2. Estar inscrito o admitido para la inscripción en Lewis-Clark State College.

Para cumplir con este requisito, solo necesitamos saber que se postulará a LCSC. Su solicitud CAMP puede ser aceptada antes de la admisión oficial de LCSC, sin embargo, se requiere que esté inscrito para ser aceptado completamente en el programa.

Además, los estudiantes deben cumplir con UNO de los siguientes:

  • El estudiante o uno de sus familiares inmediatos ha trabajado como trabajador agrícola migrante o estacional en las áreas de agricultura, lácteos, pesca o silvicultura durante al menos 75 días en los últimos 24 meses. (El trabajo agrícola se considera una actividad directamente relacionada con la producción de cultivos, productos lácteos, aves de corral o ganado; o el cultivo o la cosecha de árboles; o cualquier actividad directamente relacionada con las granjas piscícolas. Este trabajo agrícola incluye el trabajo realizado por salario o subsistencia personal en una granja, rancho o establecimiento similar).
  • El estudiante ha participado o es elegible para participar en un Programa de Educación Migrante del Capítulo I. Una copia del formulario de Certificado de Elegibilidad (COE) o una carta de un enlace familiar o un funcionario escolar que indique la elegibilidad actual o anterior verificará la participación. Los formularios COE se pueden obtener de un coordinador de migrantes de la escuela secundaria.
  • El estudiante está calificado o es elegible para calificar para el Programa Workforce Investment Act 167 (WIA 167). El Consejo Comunitario de Idaho brinda este servicio.

¡Si aún no está seguro de si califica o no, no dude en ponerse en contacto con nuestro especialista en retención!

We accept applications year-round; however, our priority date for each cohort aligns with LC States' priority deadline.

Our Enrollment Specialist can help you each step of the way and can answer any questions you or your family might have. We are excited to be along with you on your journey to Becoming a Warrior and CAMP Scholar.

Nuestro especialista de inscripción puede ayudarlo en cada paso del camino y puede responder cualquier pregunta que usted o su familia puedan tener. Estamos entusiasmados de poder acompañarlo en su viaje a Becoming a Warrior y CAMP Scholar.

Funding

CAMP is federally funded $476,899 annually.