copy of certificate) must be submitted to the Mississippi Teacher Fellowship Program as part of the application process.
A cohort group of up to 75 participants will be recruited each year.
Survivors must use the name that appears on their Social Security cards when registering with FEMA.
Applicants will be asked for the following information: All FEMA disaster assistance will be provided without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment), religion, national origin, age, disability, limited English proficiency, economic status, or retaliation.
Liability Statement: As identified in Section 13 (7) of House Bill 609, any person participating in the program who fails to complete a program of study that will enable that person to obtain a Master of Education degree of an Educational Specialist degree shall become liable immediately to the Mississippi Department of Education for the sum of all awards (including tuition, stipends, relocation expenses, etc.) made to that person under the program, plus interest accruing at the current Stafford Loan rate at the time the person abrogates his/her participation in the program.
All funds received by the State Department of Education from the repayment of scholarship awards and relocation expenses by program participants shall be depositited in the Mississippi Critical Teacher Shortage Fund.