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The CSUB Migrant Book Assistance Program (MBAP) is proudly funded by Employers' Training Resources (ETR), National Farmworker Jobs Program, since 2008. Due to the program’s success, it’s led to a continuous partnership with ETR. The MBAP Program has served over 200 hundred students, with book assistance and career development services during the duration of their participation in the project.

The mission of the program is to continue to provide career and book services up to 25 CSUB students, who meet the ETR eligibility, as per funding year. To be eligible the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a CSUB undergraduate student
  • Be currently enrolled in twelve (12) academic units
  • Have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Have a seasonal farm-working background
  • Have a legal right to work in the U.S.
  • Is a resident of Kern County
  • Meet the ETR income eligibility

MBAP participants receive a book voucher in the amount of $400 per term (maximum of eight (8) CSUB academic semesters); in addition, all participants benefit from academic coaching and students support services made available by the Program Lead. 

  • Résumé Writing
  • Job Interview Tips and Techniques
  • Dress for Success
  • Job and Internship Leads

Contact the Program Lead at (661) 654-2707, to determine if you could qualify for the Migrant Book Assistance Program.


MBAP Student, Adriana Avina

Adriana Avina, MBAP Student

Omar Correa
(661) 654-2707 

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