(1) An institution of higher education that has established and operates or agrees to establish and operate an office that meets the requirements of section 5 is eligible for and may receive a grant under subsection (2). The department may establish the form or format of the grant application, and the department may require that an institution of higher education provide additional information after the department has reviewed its grant application.
(2) The department may award a grant to 1 or more institutions of higher education eligible under subsection (1), but the department shall not award more than 4 grants, for pilot programs, during the first year after the effective date of this act. The department shall determine which, and how many, eligible institutions of higher education shall receive a grant to establish and operate an office.
(3) If the department awards a grant under this section, it shall provide a written notice to the state treasurer that contains the name of the institution of higher education receiving the grant and the amount of the grant and requests payment of the grant amount from the fund.