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College Track DOOR Scholarship Application

What is DOOR?

The Dreams of Overcoming Obstacles into Reality (DOOR) Award is designed to help College Track students reduce their financial gap in college. 

All students who have successfully completed the CT High School Program and are enrolled or enrolling in a full-time two or four year accredited college or university are encouraged to apply for the DOOR Award. Awards help you reduce your financial gap for college.

For information regarding DOOR award decisions and processing timelines, please visit the College Track's Financial Aid & Scholarships page.

Application Instructions

Throughout the application, you will be asked to reference and in some cases attach financial aid and college documents. 

Please note that accuracy is extremely important in this application, as it helps College Track determine your financial gap, and thus, potential DOOR eligibility, for the upcoming academic year.  As such, we highly encourage taking your time with this application, allowing at least one hour to set aside and review all the documents listed below before beginning the application. Please take your time with this application by double-checking that you have entered data correctly and that it is the most up-to-date data available. 

Applications that contain excessive mistakes and missing information will not be considered for DOOR. If you need clarification about application questions, please see the FY24 DOOR Application Walk-thru Guide.

Before you begin this application, you must gather the following:

  • 2023-24 Financial Aid Award Letter (or your 2022-23 Financial Aid Award Letter from your college of enrollment, if you elect to use last year’s data and/or your current letter is unavailable by June 30th).
  • FAFSA, CA Dream Act, or equivalent Federal Aid Report for the 2023-24 year.

  • In some cases, a copy of : 

    • Your current rental agreement for proof of Housing costs, and/or

    • Proof of Income if your FAFSA is not an accurate projection (i.e- in the process of formal financial aid appeal)

    • Supplemental Documentation, if needed, to provide any required cost or aid information missing from the above attachments.

We also highly recommend you reference the following, while applying :

  • For DOOR Application Support - See this comprehensive application walk-thru, explaining all questions in the DOOR application : FY24 DOOR Application Walk-thru Guide.
  • For Award Eligibility - See New & Legacy DOOR Policies for applicable award maximums and eligibility requirements, including college, student income, and student financial gap.  Please refer to the policy on College Track’s website, or the FY24 DOOR Scholarship Policy & Eligibility Resource, for additional information.

To apply for DOOR, please complete this electronic form below and attach all required documents (and optional documents as needed) by Friday, June 16, 2023 at 11:59pm PST. 

Applications will not be accepted after June 16, 2023 at 11:59 PM PST.

Please click Submit at the end of the form to complete your application.

If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, your application was not submitted!

Application Assistance

If you need help completing the application, or experience problems accessing this form, please contact your College Track Advisor or College Access Director for support.

If you have any other questions please email

Please Do NOT complete this application on your phone.
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Begin your DOOR Application

Enter your Date of Birth and your Email Address to begin your DOOR Application

Please use the MM/DD/YYYY format.

Enter the email address you use for College Track communication.