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DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG)

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DCTAG provides up to $10,000 toward the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public colleges and universities (two-year and four-year) throughout the US, Guam and Puerto Rico. DCTAG also provides up to $2,500 per academic year toward tuition at private colleges and universities in the District and private Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) nationwide.

Award Amount

Up to $10,000 per academic year (a maximum of $5,000 per semester) toward the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public colleges and universities in the US, Guam and Puerto Rico (awards will be reduced for less than full-time enrollment) for a lifetime maximum of $50,000. Awards are limited to a maximum of six years receiving awards.


Up to $2,500 per academic year (a maximum of $1,250 per semester) for four-year private HBCUs, nationwide, and private colleges and universities in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, for a lifetime maximum of $12,500. Awards are limited to a maximum of six years receiving awards.

Deadline

Spring

Degrees offered
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
Award Type
  • Books
  • Fees
  • Tuition
Documents Required for Submission
  • Complete Application Form
  • FAFSA (if eligible)
Admission Contact Information
Name
Kenneth Howard
Age Requirements
Minimum: 16
Maximum: 99
Residency
District of Columbia
Secondary Credential Obtained
  • US High School Diploma
  • US GED
Student Status
  • HS credential seeking
  • HS credential obtained
  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary
Other Eligibility Requirements

DCTAG provides grants to DC residents attending college for thefirst time. View grant website for additional eligibility requirements.

Admissions Contact Information
Name
Kenneth Howard