DCTAG Students & Families Quick Resources
The 2021-22 DCTAG Application will open Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 and close Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, 5 p.m.
The DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG) team is excited to share information with you about how you can use DCTAG to decrease the cost of college if you are an eligible DC student.
Students and families should explore the eligibility information and frequently asked questions on the Students & Families page. College access providers and other groups that directly support students will also find this information useful. Colleges & Universities that partner with DCTAG to manage awards can find information on partnership agreements and the disbursement process on their page. If you are a community member interested in DCTAG reports and data, please visit the DC Community page.
The DC Tuition Assistance Program (DCTAG) was created by Congress in 1999 by the District of Columbia College Access Act; PL 106-98 and amended by DC College Access Improvement Act 2002 and DC College Access Improvement Act 2007 to expand higher education choices for college-bound residents of the District of Columbia.
Currently, DCTAG has students attending over 300 colleges and universities. To learn if your college or university participates in DCTAG please visit our list of participating colleges and universities.