MERC Grant Application
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has closed the MERC grant application for clinical training that took place in Minnesota in fiscal year 2014. Applications were open to Minnesota sponsoring institutions applying on behalf of their accredited teaching programs and eligible clinical training facilities for the following trainee types:
|Advanced Dental Therapists||Doctor of Chiropractic Students|
|Advanced Practice Nurses||Doctor of Pharmacy Students|
|Clinical Social Workers||Doctor of Pharmacy Residents|
|Community Health Workers||Medical Students|
|Community Paramedics||Medical Residents|
|Dental Students||Physician Assistant Students|
Clinical training facilities could apply by providing a clinical training site grant application to the teaching program which had trainees at their facility. The teaching program then included the application in the sponsoring institution’s submission to MDH. Sponsoring institutions were required to complete their online application and submit a signed copy to MDH by October 31.
The next application cycle is expected to open in late August 2016 and will be due on October 31, 2016. The links below apply to the fiscal year 2014 application cycle that is now closed.
- Instructions for Sponsoring Institutions (PDF)
- Online Application for Sponsoring Institutions (requires username and password)
- Instructions for Clinical Training Facilities (PDF)
- Application for Clinical Training Facilities (PDF)
Expenditure Reporting for Clinical Training Facilities—CLOSED.