Migrant youth are children whose families follow the work in agriculture, fishing, dairies, or the logging industries. Consequently, migrant youth change schools during the school year, often crossing school districts and state lines. If you are a migrant student, you may be eligible for special programs or scholarships like these:
Migrant Education Program and Services
The California Department of Education provides information on statewide programs and services coordinated by California's Migrant Education Program.
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
CAMP is a unique federally-funded educational support and scholarship program that helps more than 2,000 students anually from migrant and seasonal farm working backgrounds to reach and succeed in college. Participants receive anywhere from $750 to $4,000 of financial support during their freshman year of college and ongoing academic support until their graduation. View the list of the (43) currently participating colleges/universities.