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74-32,103.Scholarship applicants; required information; precedent condition; agreement; obligations. (a) An applicant for designation as a qualified student and for the award of a scholarship under the teacher service scholarship program shall provide to the executive officer, on forms supplied by the executive officer, information required by the executive officer.

(b) As a condition to awarding a scholarship under this act, the executive officer and the applicant shall enter into an agreement which shall require the applicant to:

(1) Complete the required course of instruction as specified in the agreement;

(2) obtain and maintain necessary licensure and endorsement as specified in the agreement;

(3) engage in teaching in Kansas in an underserved area or in a hard-to-fill teaching discipline and comply with such other terms and conditions as may be specified by such agreement;

(4) commence teaching on a full-time basis in Kansas in an accredited public or private elementary or secondary school in accordance with the agreement and continue teaching on a full-time basis for a period of not less than the length of the course of instruction for which the scholarship was awarded or commence teaching on a part-time basis in Kansas in an accredited public or private elementary or secondary school in accordance with the agreement and continue teaching on such a part-time basis for a period of time that is equivalent to full time, as determined by the state board of regents, multiplied by the length of the course of instruction for which the scholarship was awarded;

(5) commence teaching in Kansas on a full-time or part-time basis within six months after licensure and continue teaching for the period of time required by the agreement;

(6) maintain records and make reports to the executive officer as required by the executive officer to document the satisfaction of the obligations under this act and the agreement; and

(7) upon failure to satisfy an agreement to engage in teaching in an underserved area or in a hard-to-fill teaching discipline as specified in the agreement and for the required period of time under any such agreement, repay to the state amounts as provided in K.S.A. 74-32,104, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1990, ch. 273, § 4; L. 1991, ch. 236, § 3; L. 2001, ch. 151, § 22; L. 2005, ch. 69, § 24; L. 2007, ch. 173, § 14; July 1.



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