DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG)

$10,000

June 30, 2019

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  • Scholarship Description
  • DCTAG provides up to $10,000 toward the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public colleges and universities throughout the U.S., 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.

    Eligibility:
    - A U.S. citizen or have eligible non-citizenship status
    - Attending an eligible public or private college or university
    - A District of Columbia resident at least twelve (12) consecutive months prior to the applicant's first time in college and continued domicile throughout the applicant's college matriculation
    - Dependent students' (under age 24) domicile is established through the parent. Parents of dependent students must have a citizenship status that allows them to establish domicile in the District of Columbia
    - Not in default status with federal student loans
    - A high school graduate or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) recipient
    - Accepted for enrollment in, or working towards, a first undergraduate degree on, at least, a half-time basis as a regular degree-seeking student
    - Has not earned or received a bachelor's degree
    - Not a professional or graduate-level degree candidate
    - In compliance with Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) as defined by the college/university of enrollment or accepted enrollment
    - 24 years of age or younger

    DC TAG students are limited to a maximum of:
    - Six years attendance at four-year institutions
    - Four years attendance at four-year institutions

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 810 First Street NE
  • 3rd Floor
  • Washington, DC 20002
  • osse@dc.gov
  • 202-727-2824

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