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What are the eligibility requirements for the MI Future Educator Stipend?
MI Future Educator Stipend is a new program and the application is not open yet. Sign up to be the first to hear when the application becomes available.
- Be admitted in an eligible Educator Preparation Program (EPP).
- Be working towards teacher certification.
- Be participating full-time (or its equivalency if participating through an Alternative Certification Program) in required student teacher coursework.
- Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
- Be in an unpaid student teaching position.
- Not received the MI Future Educator Student Teacher Stipend before, unless your program specifically requires more than one semester of student teaching.
What is an Educator Preparation Program (EPP)?
An Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is the formal name for an educational program which leads to teacher certification. The Michigan Department of Education authorizes the Educator Preparation Programs. An EPP is more commonly known as the Teacher Education program. Students must be accepted into their Educator Preparation Program before applying for the MI Future Educator Stipend.
I am planning to complete my Educator Preparation Program/Student Teaching in Michigan, but I am not a Michigan resident, am I eligible?Yes. All student teachers who are completing student teaching in the State of Michigan and with an Educator Preparation Provider approved by the Michigan Department of Education are eligible to apply for the MI Future Educator Stipend.
I am student teaching outside of Michigan, am I eligible?No, you must be completing your student teaching experience within the state of Michigan.
How do I apply for the MI Future Educator Stipend?