The Open Door Grant supports your pursuit of in-demand career and technical education programs at NFC.

If eligible, you may receive up to $3,000 towards tuition, fees, examinations, books, and materials. 

Workforce Programs Eligible in Spring 2023:

  • CDL Class A
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Florida Law Enforcement Academy
  • Correctional Officer (Traditional Correctional BRTP)
  • Crossover from Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer
  • Crossover from Law Enforcement Officer to Correctional Officer

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Admitted and enrolled full-time in an eligible program at NFC
  • A Florida resident
  • Considered unemployed, underemployed, or furloughed
  • Complete the Open Door Grant Application

3 Steps to Apply for the Open Door Grant:

  1. Apply for admission to NFC
  2. Complete the FAFSA 
  3. Complete the Open Door Grant Application 

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