Open Door Grant Program

The Florida Department of Education awarded Pasco-Hernando State College $639,875 in funding through the Open Door Grant Program (Open Door) which will run through June 30, 2024.

What is the Open Door Grant?

The Open Door grant supports students completing short-term and technical education credentialing courses. The program's goal for students is to successfully obtain a workforce certificate in high-demand fields. The Open Door grant addresses and closes the gap between the skills needed by workers in the state and the skills of the available workforce in the state.

Steps to Apply for the Open Door Grant 

  1. Complete the Federal Application for Student Assistance (FAFSA)
    1. Go to the FAFSA website.
    2. Complete the form for 2023-2024 academic year and use PHSC's school code 010652.
  2. Complete the PHSC Open Door Grant Form
    1. To learn more about the Open Door Grant program and to apply for a grant, complete the form below to start the application process. 

Other Funding Options

Our community partners, CareerSource Pasco-Hernando may have funds available through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) for qualified students. For more information, visit the CareerSource website.

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