Students must meet at least one of the following:
- The applicant has participated in either the Migrant Education Program or National Farmworker Jobs Program
- The applicant or his/her parent(s)/legal guardian(s) have worked at least 75 days during the last 2 years as a seasonal farmworker. This included activities directly related to the production of crops, poultry, livestock, or tree cultivation/harvesting.
Applicants must also:
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, eligible to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Enroll full-time (12 or more credits per term) at a Heartland CAMP partner college or university
- Be within the first year of college studies. This means the applicant has earned no more than 30 semester hours or 36 quarter hours*
*This credit limit does not include dual enrollment credits earned while in high school, nor ESL/developmental coursework earned in college.