In order to qualify for WSU CAMP, WSU student applicant must be:

  1. U.S. Citizen or U.S. permanent resident
  2. Eligible to receive Financial Aid (FAFSA) and 
  3. Be a freshman applicant at WSU- Pullman


And meet ONE (1) of the following requirements:

  1. Have direct experience working as a seasonal or migrant farmworker or have an immediate family member (parent, brother, etc.) that has worked at least 75 days in the past 2 years in migrant or seasonal farm working activities such as:
    1. The cultivation and/or harvesting of agricultural produce (apples, cherries, corn, grapes, etc.)
    2. Seasonal dairy
    3. Poultry
    4. Livestock production
    5. Cultivation and/or harvesting of trees
    6. Fish farming
  2. Participated in a Migrant Education Program (MEP).
  3. Enrolled in a High School Equivalency Program (HEP) within the last 12 months and completed your GED.
  4. You or your parent participated in the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Program Section (167).

Application Process

Fill out WSU CAMP online application.  


Mail or E-mail a printable WSU CAMP Application to the CAMP office. 

What to expect in the CAMP application:

  1. It should take you about 15 minutes to complete your application from start to finish (not including essay questions)

  2. Questions regarding your personal information

  3. Eligibility questions

  4. Questions regarding your academic history

  5. Questions regarding your interest in the program

  6. Essay questions

Essay Question #1 

Tell us about yourself. (At least 150 words)

This could be activities you've been involved with, a unique experience you had, your academic interests, values or goals, fun facts or even your family or cultural background.

Essay Question #2

Tell us about a pivotal moment in your (or your family's) life working as a migrant/seasonal farm worker. (At least 150 words)

This may include activities, a situation, a realization you had regarding your current/previous work in migrant/seasonal farm work, future aspirations, etc.

Essay Question #3 

What do you foresee as your biggest challenge(s) in the university? (At least 150 words)

Optional Essay

Please feel free to share with us, in the space below, anything else that you have not had a chance to in the prior responses.


If you decide to print out and complete the CAMP application, feel free to mail, email, or fax your application to our office. Information for each process can be found below:




College Assistance Migrant Program

Washington State University

PO Box 641064

Pullman, WA 99164-1064