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The NMSU CAMP Scholarship Application is now open! Please follow each link below to access the different portions of the   Application packet. If you have any questions or need assistance please click on the "Contact Us" link or follow the " Application Checklist"

For questions regarding the application process,  please email or call 575-646-5081


More information on the eligibilities for the CAMP program can be found below.

To be eligible to participate in CAMP you must:
  • Be accepted to NMSU through the Office of Admissions (if accepted to CAMP, admission fee will be waived).
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

AND meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Student has worked, or has at least one immediate family member* who has spent a minimum of 75 days during the past 24 months as a migrant or seasonal farmworker, OR
  • Has participated in the Migrant Education Program (K-12) while in school and has a Certificate of Eligibility (COE), OR
  • Has participated or is currently eligible to participate in the Department of Labor Employment Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).


  • Is not beyond the first academic year of a program of study at an institution of higher education.
  • Has been determined to need the academic and financial assistance provided by the program.

*For purposes of eligibility, the term “immediate family” means:  1) A spouse,  2) A parent, step-parent, adoptive parent, foster parent or anyone with guardianship, 3)  Any person who claims the prospective participant as dependent on a Federal Income Tax Return for either of the previous two year, or resides in the same household as the participant, supports that individual financially, and is a relative of that individual.

Participant Responsibilities

More information on the CAMP student's responsibilities can be found below.

  • Maintain enrollment as a full-time student at NMSU, complete designated course work at a level acceptable by NMSU, and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.
  • Meet with CAMP Academic Adviser on a monthly basis for Individualized Educational Planning.
  • Attend and participate in CAMP workshops and student activities.
  • Attend weekly mandatory Study Sessions.
  • Complete and submit on time all CAMP paperwork required upon admission and throughout the year.
  • Enroll and successfully complete two CAMP courses, UNIV 110 (Personal Learning Skills) and UNIV 112 (Academic Personal Effectiveness).

Student Benefits & Services

More information on CAMP student's benefits & services can be found below.

  • Scholarship: $1,500 per semester
  • Meal Plan assistance: $800 per semester
  • Textbook stipend: $250 per semester
  • Peer mentoring and tutoring
  • Involvement in celebrations, cultural events, and NMSU activities
  • Career assessments and exploration, and career readiness preparation
  • Retention services for graduation purposes