Who is eligible to apply...
Courses IS-1, IS-2, IS-3, IS-5, IS-7, IS-8, IS-10, IS-11, IS-55, IS-139, IS-230, IS-235, IS-240, IS-241, IS-242, IS-244, IS-253, IS-271, IS-208, IS-279, IS-301, IS-317, IS-234, IS-330, IS-346, IS-386, IS-393, IS-394, IS-513, IS-600, IS-630, IS-631, IS-632, IS-650, IS-120, IS-195, IS-010, IS-011, IS-111, IS-15, IS-275, IS-288, IS-324, IS-100 are designed for both the general public and persons who have responsibility in emergency management. IS-330 is an audience-specific course recommended for those who have local government responsibilities that deal with radiological responsibilities. IS-12 Acquisition Buyout has a restricted audience. IS-14, New FEMA Employee Orientation and IS-16, Supervisor's Guide to Equal Opportunity Employment are restricted to FEMA employees only. IS-386 is recommended for those in the building profession or inspectors and planners.
Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.
About this section:
This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy.
For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree,
3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible.
Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they
Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications
are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs,
the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.