Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can students qualify for the CAMP scholarship if they are undocumented?
A: No, unfortunately they cannot qualify for the CAMP scholarship unless they are a citizen or permanent resident.
Q: Can students qualify for the CAMP scholarship even if parents are undocumented?
A: Yes, only the individual participating in CAMP needs to be a documented US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Q: What is the Migrant Education Program (MEP)?
A: The state MEP identifies and enrolls eligible students whose migratory lifestyle adversely impacts their academic success by assisting them to achieve educational goals. For more information, visit the MEP website.
Q: Is there a certain Grade Point Average (GPA) required to receive the CAMP scholarship?
A: No, however students must still meet the admissions requirements for the Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSUD).
Q: Can students apply the CAMP scholarship to another college’s tuition?
A: No, the CAMP scholarship can only be applied to Metropolitan State University of Denver’s tuition.
Q: Is there any age requirement to receiving the scholarship?
Q: Can students still attend CAMP if they have already graduated from high school or their GED program?
A: Yes, they can enroll in CAMP at any time.
Q: Can students still receive the CAMP scholarship if they are currently taking classes at a community college or technical program?
A: Yes, as long as the student has taken less than 30 credit hours (note: some classes may not transfer, so even if you are at or above the limit, the student should still check with the CAMP recruiter to see if they qualify).
Q: What is the deadline to apply for CAMP?
A: Deadlines depend on the time of the year students apply and the number of applications we have already processed for the relative semester. Students can apply for the scholarship at any time of the year. It is recommended that for students wanting to apply for the Fall semester that they do so by the end of January so they can apply for financial aid.
Q: Are there any other CAMP programs outside of Colorado?
A: Yes, for more information, visit the National HEP/CAMP website.
Q: Can students enroll in CAMP if they are not fluent in English?
A: CAMP will test the student’s English proficiency level with the “Accuplacer Test” to determine whether remedial classes are required. If they are required, once the student has taken the classes at the Community College of Denver (or a similar institution) they will be transferred MSUD.
Q: Do students have to be a certain ethnicity to receive the CAMP scholarship?
A: No, the CAMP scholarship is open to all ethnicities.
Q: Can students work while receiving the CAMP scholarship?
A: Yes, however, we only allow our students to work part-time (20 hours per week off-campus and 30 hours on-campus) while receiving the scholarship CAMP.
Q: Does MSUD have on-campus living options?
A: Yes, but these options are privately owned and Metro students (including CAMP students) are not required to use them.