|(a) Eligible Institution. The following Texas institutions of higher education are eligible to participate in the Program: (1) any public technical college, public junior or community college, public senior college or university, medical or dental unit, or other agency of higher education as defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003; or (2) a private or independent institution of higher education, as defined by Texas Education Code §61.003(15), other than a private or independent institution of higher education offering only professional or graduate degrees. (b) Eligible Student Mentors. To be eligible for employment in the Program, a student mentor shall: (1) be a Texas resident determined in accordance with §§21.727 - 21.736 of this title (relating to Determining Residence Status); (2) be enrolled for at least one-half of a full course load in a program of study; (3) establish financial need as set forth under §4.193 of this subchapter; and (4) not receive an athletic scholarship or not be enrolled in a seminary or other program leading to ordination or licensure to preach for a religious sect or to be a member of a religious order; and (5) receive appropriate training as determined by the Commissioner or Coordinating Board staff. (c) Participating Entities. To participate in the Program, an eligible institution and one or more school districts or nonprofit organizations shall file with the Coordinating Board a memorandum of understanding detailing the roles and responsibilities of each participating entity. (d) Criteria for Participation and Program Requirements. Additional criteria for participation and program requirements shall be determined in consultation with participating entities and set forth in Commissioner's policies. The Commissioner's policies shall be reviewed periodically to determine the effectiveness and success of the Program.