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UT Pan American College Assistance Migrant Program accepting applications
By Brig Lopez III, Informational Writer II
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Posted: 07/02/1999
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EDINBURG - The University of Texas-Pan American College Assistance Migrant Program is currently accepting applications from migrant students interested in attending UTPA during the fall and spring semesters.

The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a federally funded program designed to assist college students during their first academic year of instruction.

According to Dora Martinez, CAMP director at UTPA, assistance is offered by way of intensive support services that help ease the transition into college life.

CAMP offers students such benefits such as academic advising, personal counseling and career development, housing assistance, tutoring, job search assistance, financial aid and more.

Persons interested in applying must have conducted migrant or seasonal farm work or other eligible agricultural work for at least 75 days within the last two years to be eligible to qualify. Applicants must also be a high school graduate or GED graduate and have no more than 15 hours of college credits.

For more information on the program or to apply, contact Martinez at (956) 382-2521.

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