District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education/DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG)

Grant pays the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees at any public college or university in the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico or U.S. Virgin Islands, up to $10,000 per year. It also pays up to $2500 per year of tuition and fees at private colleges and universities in the Washington metropolitan area and at historically black colleges and universities throughout the United States. Students must be enrolled in a degree-granting program at an eligible institution, and be domiciled in the District of Columbia.


Award Amount $2,500 - $10,000
Number of Awards 5,999 - 6,000
Application Deadline June 30
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency District of Columbia
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study None specified
Financial Need Financial need analysis is required


Organization Assistant Superintendent, Postsecondary and Career Education
District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Address 810 First Street, NE, 3rd Floor
City, State, Zip Washington, DC 20002
Telephone (202) 727-2824
Web Site Web site
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