Funding Goal

WRPRAP aims to expand and enhance rural graduate medical education (GME) opportunities that prepare residents to practice in rural Wisconsin communities.


Rural GME Operational Grants

The Rural GME Operational Fund supports quality improvement and continuation of current rural GME programs. Activities may include rural rotations*, curriculum development, technical assistance for rural residency programs, and more.

Eligibility and Application information »

*Operational Grants may support salary, fringe and mileage payments directly to resident’s employer to cover costs of 8-week rural rotation. Applications for rural rotations are accepted and awarded on an ongoing basis, pending available funding.


Rural GME Transformation Grants

The Rural GME Transformation Fund finances initiatives to develop and evaluate innovative rural GME programs, to determine and validate appropriate GME performance measures and to award new WRPRAP-funded GME training positions in eligible disciplines.

Eligibility and Application Information »


Application Closing Dates

September 13, 2021
February 14, 2022

*Grants to support rural rotations are awarded on an ongoing basis and applications may be submitted at any time. See Operational Grants.

First-time Applicants

Contact Elizabeth Bingman, MS with questions or intent to apply for funding.