Open Door Grant Program

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An Education Today.  A Career Tomorrow.

Are you currently enrolled in a workforce program? Do you currently reside in the state of Florida? If so, you may be eligible for Open Door. We will cover your tuition balance, exams, books, uniforms, and more.

Apply for Open Door Now

CEPD Students Apply Here


Eligible Workforce Programs:

Behavioral and Social Science

Continuing Education and Professional Development

  • 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator
  • Advanced Automotive Service Technology - Tesla Technician
  • AutoCAD - Complete Series
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (CLF-C01)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect (SAA-C202)
  • Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS)
  • Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist
  • Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD)
  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Test Preparation
  • Commercial Class "B" Driving
  • Commercial Vehicle Driving
  • CompTIA A+ Essentials (220-1001)
  • CompTIA A+ Practical Application (220-1002)
  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401)
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • EKG Technician Certification
  • Low Voltage
  • Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ-104)
  • Microsoft Azure Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure (AZ-204)
  • MRI Certification
  • Patient Care Technician


Engineering, Technology & Design

Global Business, Trade and Transportation

Health Sciences

Justice, Public Safety and Law Studies



World Languages

Final Award Date: June 28, 2024 (contingent on grant availability)
We kindly inform you that as the program year is near end, the application for eligibility is closed. Any remaining funding allocations will be distributed on a first-come-first-serve basis. Your understanding in this matter is greatly appreciated. Thank you.


  • Currently, resides in the state of Florida
  • Enrolled in an eligible workforce program at Miami Dade College.
  • Students enrolled in a credit or clock hour program must complete the certification form issued by the Office of Financial Aid. Select the "Apply for Open Door Now" button above.
  • Students enrolled in a noncredit program must complete the application issued by Department of Continuing Education Professional Development. Select the “CEPD Students Apply Here” button above.

A maximum award equal to the amount needed to cover 100% of tuition and fees for eligible programs.

Tuition balance, fees, exams, books, uniforms, and more.

Eligible workforce programs as stated above.

Students will be awarded while funds are available, up until June 28, 2024.

No, a FAFSA application is not required.

Contact us at or speak with a representative from the Office of Financial Aid.

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