Center for Inclusive Transition, Education, & Employment (CITEE)
Qualified Treatment Trainees

Frequently Asked Questions

Agency/Grantee FAQs

You will receive a link to the document submission portal to submit your pertainent funding paperwork (funding agreement, W9 form, subrecipient monitoring checklist). Please submit your documentation there, your funding agreement will outline progress documentation you will need to complete and submit via the document submission portal to initiate your grant payment. Expanding Agency Awardees - please note the date of the QTT Orientation Webinar and Initial Workshop. These are required events for all awardees to attend, you should receive these dates with your award notification letter.

No, the award is not taxable. *May only be applicable to agency level awards and not QTT Graduate Student Award*

Please review your award notification letter. This will state the type of award, amount, and other important information for your specific award. Once you receive your funding agreement this will detail the scope of work and progress documentation you will complete for your specific grant award. More information on the grant types and activities can be found in the QTT Grants Program Description.

Grant payment is initiated after completion of all required activities and progress documentation from your award's progress documentation. Received documentation from the document submission portal is reviewed monthly and a report of all missing documentation will be sent to your agency's primary applicant contact for correction. After payment approvals payments may take 4-6 weeks to be processed and sent to agency.

The scope of work, progress documentation requirements, and required activities are contained in your funding agreement. Specific activities for each grant type can be found in the QTT Grants Program Description on the QTT website.

After each monthly funding review your primary agency contact will receive a Funding Review Report that will indicate any remaining activities and documentation. Any recieved documentaiton will not be formally reviewed until the next monthly funding review.

Monthly funding reviews typically begin in January and are completed monthly through May. The funding review will take place on the first business day of each month. Only documentation recieved prior to the funding review will be considered for grant payment approval and initiation of payment.

After all documentation has been received and a funding review completed it can still take several weeks to process the payment and have it sent to your agency. Payment will be sent to the indicated contact and address from your W9 form.

No, the QTT grant award is paid in a full lump sum upon completion of grant documentation/activities. CITEE does not need to receive additional financial documents once the grant payment has been issued.

At CITEE's discretion alternative arrangements for documentation requirements may be considered. This is reviewed on a case by case basis. If you feel your agency may not complete a requirement then an agency should make a written request to CITEE by emailing the QTT Grants Email - If an alternative arrangement is approved your agency will still be eligible to receive the grant award.

Agency Requirements

No, eligibility for the various grant types will be determined based on your responses. Each agency apply should complete only one application.

Each agency should complete one application and select one designated supervisor. Agencies may designated additional supervisors to participate in the professional development initiative but is contingent on capacity and is not guaranteed.

Yes, agencies that were previously awarded a QTT grant are eligible to apply again.

No, both non-profit and for-profit agencies are eligible to apply for the QTT Grants Program.

During the application you will select all regions served by your agency. Be sure to include all regions served not just the regions your agency is physically located in. This will be used to determine which health provider shortage areas, underserved communities, and geographic regions your agency is serving to determine eligibility for priority criteria in the grants program scoring.

The Continuing Expanding Agency Award is a 2nd year award for an agency that completed a Expanding Agency Award in the previous fiscal year. Your agency must have successfully received an Expanding Agency Award in the previous fiscal year to apply, simply indicate the previous award in your award history on the application. Designated supervisors will have different requirements for the Continuing Expanding Agency Award.

Continuing Expanding Agency Awardees will have different requirements for their agency and designated supervisor building on the supervisory process from the first year. You can review the unique requirements for the Continuing Expanding Agency Award in the program description (page 8) on the website.

Revised rules for DHS 75 clinics may now make these clinics eligible for the QTT Grants Program. Please review the Revised DHS 75 Implementation here. Eligible agencies for the Expanding Agency Awards must hire and supervise post-graduate QTT positions.

Application Requirements

Yes, upon first login you will create an account to log into the application in future sessions. Please note you should not submit the application until you have completed the full application. Once you submit your application you will not be able to access it again.

Award notification will begin on the date posted in the respective grant program description.

Grant eligibility requirements and grant types can be found in the "QTT Grant Program Description" document.

At this time individualized feedback will not be given on applications prior to or after submission. Please refer to the “Grants Program Description” and “Application Guide” for the grant priority criteria your application will be evaluated on.

Use the "Application Guide" to review what materials are required to complete the application and receive step by step instructions on completing the application process.

Applications are evaluated based on priority areas identified in the grant program description. These can be found on our website here:

Yes, your designated supervisor and at least one administrator from your agency are required to attend this webinar. We are open to other staff at the agency attending to get an overview of the grant program and requirements. However, the initial workshop and Community of Practice (CoP) events are only open to the designated supervisor.

No, at this time all applications must be submitted through SM Apply application site:

General QTT FAQs

School based services may be eligible depending on medicaid billing status. Please review the application prep guide for more eligibility requirements.

Clinic certification is a priority criteria of the application however other agency types and certficiations may be considered. You will supply your agency certification type and structure as part of the application.

Part time positions may be eligible as long as the QTT positions are still gaining clinical training hours and supervision for licensure.

Yes, the Emerging application will be available soon. Join the mailing list to stay informed on future applications.

Please ensure you have registered as an organization or set up an organizaiton under your account. Please refer to our step by step guide on registering as an organization or switching to organization view.



Center for Inclusive Transition, Education, & Employment (CITEE)
Community Engagement Center
1260 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190


Qualified Treatment Trainee (QTT):


Phone: (262) 472-1702

Fax: (262) 472-4116