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IMG Career Guidance and Support Grant Program

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The Minnesota Department of Health invites all eligible nonprofit organizations to submit an application for the International Medical Graduate (IMG) Career Guidance and Support Grant Program.

This program is one aspect of a comprehensive program authorized by Minnesota Legislature to address barriers to practice and facilitate pathways to assist immigrant international medical graduates (IIMGs) and other foreign trained health care professionals integrate into the Minnesota health care delivery system, with the goal of increasing access to primary care in rural and underserved areas of the state.

Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations located in Minnesota with experience:

  • Working with immigrants/refugees in Minnesota;
  • Providing career guidance and support, preferably in health occupations;
  • Partnering with educational and support service agencies to maximize resources; and
  • Collaborating with Minnesota health professionals licensing board.

Applications are due June 12.

For more information and assistance, contact:
Yende Anderson
Coordinator, IMG Assistance Program
Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul, MN  55164-0882
Phone: 651-201-5988
Email:  yende.anderson@state.mn.us

Updated Monday, May 15, 2017 at 10:06AM