D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG)

Award Amount

$10,000

Application Deadline

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Awarded By

Office of the State Superintendent of Education (District of Columbia)

Award Amount

Up to $10,000 per academic year toward the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public colleges and universities in the US, Guam and Puerto Rico. Awards are limited to a maximum of six (6) years from the date of the first semester the student is enrolled in college and a lifetime maximum of $50,000. Up to $2,500 per academic year at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) nationwide, and private colleges/universities in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Awards are limited to a maximum of six (6) years from the date of the first semester the student is enrolled in college and a lifetime maximum of $12,500. Up to $2,500 per academic year toward the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at two year community colleges. Awards are limited to a maximum of four (4) years from the date of the first semester the student is enrolled in college and a lifetime maximum of $10,000. Awards will be reduced for less than full-time enrollment with no eligibility below the half-time level.

Recipients

The number of awards offered varies annually based on the number of qualified applicants. Approximately 4,500 awards were disbursed in the previsou academic year.

Deadline Info

Applications are available on the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) website. Students must apply online using the DC OneApp Online Application. Students must ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.