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Important Notice: The DC OneApp is no longer available for academic year 2013/2014
The DC OneApp is the online application college-bound District residents use to apply for funding from the District of Columbia’s Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG). DCTAG provides up to $10,000 toward the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public four-year colleges and universities throughout the US, 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) and two-year colleges nationwide.
The DC OneApp is part of a three-step process that requires:
- Completing the DC OneApp.The DC OneApp must be completed each year to receive funding.
- Completing the FAFSA.
- Providing the DC OneApp required supporting documents at the same time
To complete the DC OneApp visit www.dconeapp.dc.gov.
For more information please call or visit Higher Education Financial Services at the below:
810 First Street NE, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Main number: (202) 727-2824
Toll-free: (877) 485-6751
TDD: (800) 752-6096
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 [PDF] and DC College Access Improvement Act 2007 [PDF] for the purpose of expanding higher education choices for college-bound residents of the District of Columbia. All public institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and private nonprofit colleges and universities within the Washington Metropolitan area are eligible to participate in the DCTAG.
The DCTAG expands higher education choices for District residents by providing grants of up to $10,000 toward the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public four-year colleges and universities throughout the US, Guam and Puerto Rico. DCTAG also provides up to $2,500 per academic year toward tuition at private colleges in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, private Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) nationwide and two-year colleges nationwide. Currently DCTAG has students in 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 [PDF].
- DCTAG Award Amounts
- DCTAG Disbursement Process (What to do after you receive your award letter)
- DCTAG Eligibility Criteria
- DCTAG Eligible Institutions
- DCTAG Information for Colleges
- DCTAG List of Participating Colleges and Universities
To view facts about DCTAG's success, please visit DCTAG Reports.
Applying for DCTAG
You may apply for DCTAG using the online DC OneApp application.