DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG)
DCTAG was created by the US Congress in 1999 through the District of Columbia College Access Act; and later amended by the DC College Access Improvement Act of 2002 for the purpose of expanding higher education choices for college-bound residents of the District of Columbia.
Applicant must be:
- A US citizen or have eligible non-citizenship status.
- A District of Columbia resident 12 months prior to the first year enrolled in college and through the tenure in college.
- A high school graduate or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) recipient.
- 24 years of age or younger before the application deadline.
- In a non-default status with federal student loans.
- Accepted for enrollment in, or working towards, a first-time, undergraduate degree on, at least, a part-time basis (6 credit hours). Professional or graduate-level degree candidates are not eligible.
NOTE: Renewing applicants must meet and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), as defined by the college/university of enrollment or accepted enrollment.