Migrant Education--College Assistance Migrant Program

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Program Office: Office of Migrant Education

CFDA Number: 84.149A
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: CAMP

Program Description

The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) assists students who are migratory or seasonal farmworkers (or children of such workers) enrolled in their first year of undergraduate studies at an IHE. The funding supports completion of the first year of studies. Competitive five-year grants for CAMP projects are made to IHEs or to nonprofit private agencies that cooperate with such institutions. The program serves approximately 2,000 CAMP participants annually.

Types of Projects

Services include outreach to persons who are eligible, counseling, tutoring, skills workshops, financial aid stipends, health services, and housing assistance to eligible students during their first year of college. Limited follow-up services are provided to participants after their first year.

Solicitation of Readers for 2016 Competition

The Office of Migrant Education (OME) is seeking qualified individuals to serve as application readers, second-tier reviewers, or panel moderators in the panel review of the 2016 HEP and CAMP new grant competitions tentatively scheduled for mid-March 2016. Please see the full announcement: 2016 Solicitation of Readers (PDF 47K)

Last Modified: 11/18/2015