The 2024-2025 Open Door Grant supports your pursuit of in-demand career and technical education programs at NFC. The application period for Fall Term 2024 closes Aug. 24, 2024. 

If eligible, you may receive tuition funding for the following workforce programs:

  • CDL Class A
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Correctional Officer (Traditional Correctional BRTP)
  • Crossover from Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer
  • Crossover from Law Enforcement Officer to Correctional Officer
  • Fundamental Foodservice Skills

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You have applied to NFC and intend to register in an eligible program
  • You currently are classified as a State of Florida resident and have resided in Florida for at least one year.
  • You are aware that Open Door funds are applied after federal and state grants, or third-party payments, to cover a maximum award equal to the amount needed to cover 100% of tuition and fees, exam costs, books, and supplies, subject to availability of funding.
  • The Open Door Grant funds are first come first serve. 

3 Steps to Apply for the Fall Term 2024 Open Door Grant:

  1. Apply for admission to NFC
  2. Register/Plan to Register in eligible program
  3. Complete the 2024-2025 Open Door Grant Application
    (NOTE: Fall 2024 application period closes Aug. 24, 2024)

For more information, contact Financial Aid at 850-973-1621 or email