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APPLY NOW!

The METP application deadline for incoming freshmen is midnight, January 5, 2022. We will also consider any application at any time for admission the following term for those not applying as incoming freshmen.

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APPLY TO METP

Once you have completed the undergraduate application, you can complete the METP application by going to the Special Programs and Scholarship Application and logging in with your temporary admissions account or application number and date of birth. Those who wish to be considered for admission into the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College or other Special Programs must apply separately by January 5, 2022, also using the same application system.

TRANSFER AND OFF-CYCLE ADMISSIONS

The Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program at the University of Mississippi invites students who are not applying to the program as entering college freshmen to apply using the Transfer and Off-Cycle Admissions application before the beginning of their junior year. This process welcomes both transfer and current UM students. Applications will be considered as scholarship availability and other circumstances allow. Please use the METP Transfer and Off-Cycle Admissions application if you are not applying as an entering freshman.

Contact Blake Adams for more information on transfer or off-cycle admissions to METP.

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HEAR FROM OUR

Fellows

Arielle Hudson

ARIELLE HUDSON

Dundee, Mississippi
Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science
Major: English Education

"METP is my 'door-opening opportunity' to return to the Mississippi Delta in the future and provide quality teaching to the overlooked and under appreciated, nearly one-hundred percent African American public schools."

Melissa McCann

MELISSA MCCANN

Munster, Indiana
Munster High School
Major: Math Education

"METP is an opportunity that goes above and beyond in giving me the tools to successfully teach math and positively impact the lives of my future students."

Austyn Jones

AUSTYN JONES

Jackson, Mississippi
Murrah High School
Major: Math Education

"I am going to be a teacher to help my students realize their power so they can feel confident to inspire change wherever they think change needs to happen."

London Smith

LONDON SMITH

Wildwood, Missouri
Lafayette High School
Major: Science Education

"Teachers have the best job of all. As a teacher I am ready to take on whatever is thrown at me to enhance the learning of my future students."

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Students

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APPLICATION

TIMELINE

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2022

APPLICATION PRIORITY deadline

Also the deadline for other UM competitive programs. Applications received on or before this date are given full consideration.

APPLICATION FINAL DEADLINE

Applications received on or before this date will receive full consideration, but weight will be given to those applying before the priority deadline. Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

INTENTION
DEADLINE

Deadline for admitted students to indicate their intention to accept admission to the program.

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15

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MAY

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JUL

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FINALISTS ARE CONTACTED

Finalists are contacted for interview opportunities to be conducted through Zoom or other video conferencing platforms. Interviews continue throughout February.

NOTIFICATION

All applicants are notified of their admission decision.

APPLICATION OPENS FOR FOLLOWING YEAR

Application for admission the following academic year opens as part of UM's Special Programs and Scholarship Application.