|(a) If the student/participating Air or Army National Guardsman fails to fulfill any obligation outlined in the exemption program contract, he or she shall be in noncompliance with the contract and will be required to repay his/her contractual obligation to the state unless the student has been granted probationary status by his/her institution's selection committee or the participating Air or Army National Guardsman is granted probationary status by the Adjutant General's Office. Such repayment requirements will be outlined in the promissory note signed by the student upon receipt of an exemption under this program. (b) If an exemption recipient, after graduation and commission as a Texas Air or Army National Guard officer, is called into active duty, the time served in active duty may be counted against his/her four-year contractual service obligation to the State of Texas. (c) If an exemption recipient, after graduation, leaves the Texas National Guard to serve in another component of the United States Military, the exemption recipient will be obligated to serve for four years in the Texas Army or Air National Guard prior to separation from the military or repay the State of Texas for the funds awarded him/her through the Exemption Program for Texas Air and Army National Guard/ROTC Students. (d) If an exemption recipient fails to qualify for a commission as a participant in this program, fulfillment of his/her obligation to Texas may be accomplished through service for an equivalent number of years as an enlisted member of the Texas National Guard. (e) If, after graduation, an exemption recipient joins a National Guard unit of a state other than Texas, he or she will be obligated to repay the State of Texas for the funds awarded through this program.