The following documents are necessary to complete enrollment in pre-Fellowship program:
- A cover letter stating why you are interested in enrolling in the program. This could be included in an email of request for information about the school.
- A complete CV of work and educational experience. Your CV should include all formal and informal courses or seminars in the course program of your choice.
- Send a check or money order for $100 for review of your documents – i.e. $50 which is for registration fee and $50 to be applied toward your tuition. NOTE – this will be for the Review Committee to evaluate your transcripts and CV and to determine if you will need proficiency exercises in Future Studies and Educational Studies before entering the program. If you need proficiency exercises, $50 will be applied toward the pre-course work. If not, the $50.00 will be applied toward your tuition.
- Write for official transcripts to the college or university you attended. Have those sent directly to the International College at 306 Sycamore St. Como MS, 38619. We will accept copies until official transcripts arrive.
- Each module of 3 pre-credits in the program is $200. There will be six courses of which the student must take four. Payments will be made monthly, quarterly or in total. Students are required to complete each course or module in 16-20 weeks. If longer than this, students will be on probation. After 20 weeks, the student fails the course. Students are encouraged to take more than one module per session. Late tuition payments (over 7 days) will be assessed for $10.
Applicants to the program should possess a baccalaureate degree from a DETC or a regionally or internationally accredited college. They should also have several years of experience working in the field of interest. Certain exceptions may be made regarding career qualifications. As noted, all course transfer of credits must be from an accredited or a approved college or university and will undergo evaluation by our Evaluation Review Committee. Applicants are expected to be proficient in the English language skills. A second language English applicant should submit records of TOEFL examination with scores of 550 minimums. Finally, students are expected to have access to a computer, email, the Internet and genealogical databases for their completion of the program. Any questions on the enrollment requirements or tuition should be directed to Dr. Carl Edwin Lindgren, President or Dr. LaWanna Lease Blount, Vice President.
Picture taken in London, 2013