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Dual Training Grant Request for Application


Grant applications are available each spring for approximately $2 Million in Dual Training Grant funds. If you are interested in applying for this grant, please plan accordingly for an upcoming grant round.

Application Steps

Step 1: Have or will have a dual-training program in at least one MN Dual-Training Pipeline occupation during the upcoming year. OHE highly encourages potential applicants to contact MN Dual-Training Pipeline staff for assistance in establishing, reviewing, and updating dual-training programs
Step 2: Establish a partnership with one or more qualified related instruction training provider(s) through a competitive selection process. Additional training providers cannot be added after the application deadline.
Step 3: Carefully read the Request for Application
Step 4: Complete the application (online)
Step 5: Complete all application documents (Word and PDF formats)
Step 6: Verify that all materials have been submitted by the deadline

2024 Application Timeline

Request for Application Opens: March 2024

Request for Application Closes: April 2024

Applicants Notified about Awards: May 2024

2023 Request for Application Documents (Reference ONLY)

The 2023 Request for Application has closed and been awarded. Visit the Dual Training Grant Archive for a list of grantees. The following documents are for reference only. Grant documents and procedures may differ for future requests for applications. 

2023 Grantee Documents

The following documents are for grantee use:

  • Grant Contract Template: The grant contract template is only a template. The Office of Higher Education will create the official contract. Grantees must review contract language to ensure agreement.
  • Training Agreement: The training agreement is due prior to executing a grant contract. Grantees must connect with training providers to complete this process.

Important Dates for Grantees

  • Mandatory Grantee Orientation: May 25th at 10am OR June 1st at 1pm
  • Optional Dual Trainee Welcome Session: August 10th at 2pm


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