The DC College Access Act of 1999 provides tuition subsidies to Washington, D.C., residents to attend colleges and universities in Maryland.
What types of tuition subsidies are available for Washington, D.C., residents under this legislation?
Two types of subsidies are available for students:
Who is eligible for these grants?
To be eligible, a student MUST:
When will the subsidies be available?
Eligible students may apply for tuition assistance for the upcoming academic year. Applications and supporting documentation for the enrolled academic year must be received in the DC Tuition Assistance Program Office by June 30, to receive priority funding. Applications received after June 30, shall be processed on a funds available basis.
What other resources are available to DC residents attending college?
DC residents with financial need will remain eligible for federal student aid and loan programs such as the Pell Grant Program. In addition, the privately funded DC College Access Program provides scholarships, advice, and mentoring to DC public high school students.
Who I do contact for further information?
Call the DC Tuition Assistance Program at 202-727-2824 or contact the Greater Washington College Information hotline at 202-393-1100, Ext. 18.