2018PPI 2 About 2018PPI Travel Awards

TraveAwardsAvailable250.jpg2018 PPI TRAVEL AWARDS WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ALL ELIGIBLE/SELECTED APPLICANTS

FASEB MARC Program is providing travel awards for all eligible applicants who are selected to participate in the 2018 PPI.  The travel awards are to help support the participation in the 2018 PPI.  Each travel award helps to defray expenses up to a maximum of $1,250 and must be applied to related expenses including travel (air and ground transportation), lodging at the JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America (2 nights maximum), and per diem allowance.   Applicants must be USA citizens or Legal Permanent Residents of the USA, and must also meet other eligibility requirements. (See application form located under the REGISTER tab for more details.)

- Travel Award Application Deadline:  May 8, 2018 -
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The 2018 PPI is funded by a training grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health (T36GM0008637); therefore, funding is restricted to USA Citizens or Legal Permanent Residents of the USA.


MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA  

Minneapolis is a major city in Minnesota that forms "Twin Cities" with the neighboring state capital of St. Paul. Bisected by the Mississippi River, it's known for its parks and lakes. Minneapolis is also home to many cultural landmarks like the Walker Art Center, a contemporary art museum, and the adjacent Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, famed for Claes Oldenburg's "Spoonbridge and Cherry" sculpture
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TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

MINNEAPOLIS-SAINT PAUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - MSP
Visit MSP airport website
Airport Phone: 1 612 726 5555

Distance/location to the JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America:  5.7 miles SW

Driving directions from MSP to JW Marriott MOA: Travel northwest on Green Lane, Glumack Drive, Airport Service Road and Glumack Drive. Keep right at the fork in the road and merge onto MN-5 West. Take Interstate 494 West/​MN-5 West and proceed to exit 2C for MN-77 South. Keep left at the fork in the road and follow signs for Lindau Lane. Continue onto Lindau Lane and the hotel will be on the right.

NOTE:  This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: Airport Taxi: (612) 888-8000;on request
  • Estimated taxi fare: 15 USD  (one way)

OTHER TRANSPORTATION

  • From MSP Airport (METRO Transit)

    METRO Blue Line - The Blue Line offers fast, frequent service from the airport's Terminal 1-Lindbergh and Terminal 2-Humphrey stations to Mall of America. Trains leave roughly every 10 minutes during most hours on weekdays, every 15-30 minutes on evenings and weekends. Travel time is 12 minutes. More about riding the train.

    Other bus routes serve Mall of America. See a complete listing here, call 612-373-3333 to speak to a transit expert or use the online Trip Planner.

    Note: There are no Park & Ride spaces at Mall of America. Please use the free parking spaces at 28th Avenue Station or Fort Snelling Station.

    From Minneapolis (METRO Transit)

        > METRO Blue Line - The Blue Line offers fast, frequent service from downtown to Mall of America. Trains leave roughly every 10 minutes during most hours on weekdays, every 15-30 minutes on evenings and weekends. Travel time from end to end is 39 minutes. More about riding the train.

    From St. Paul (METRO Transit)

        > Route 54 - offers limited-stop service from downtown (Sixth & Seventh streets) to Mall of America and both Minneapolis-St. Paul airport terminals.

    From Apple Valley and Eagan (METRO Transit)

        > METRO Red Line - The METRO Red Line offers fast, frequent service every day of the week from Apple Valley and Eagan. Stops include the Apple Valley Transit Station, 140th Street, 147th Street and Cedar Grove Transit Station.

 
 

Updated: 01/08/18

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