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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Many resources are available to help you complete and file financial aid applications:

  • District of Columbia College Access Program (DC-CAP) advisors are located in DC public and DC public charter high school’s DC-CAP College Information Resource Centers (CIRC) or by calling the DC-CAP main office at 202-783-7933  .

  • Office of the State Superintendent of Education (DCTAG), 1050 First Street, NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC  20002.  Call 202-727-2824   or visit http://osse.dc.gov/service/higher-education-financial-services for assistance.

  • US Department of Education (FAFSA).  Call 1-800-4FED-AID or visit www.fafsa.ed.gov.

  • Educational Opportunity Center, 1233 20th Street, NW, Suite 600. Call 202-741-4730   to schedule an appointment.

  • DC-CAP has compiled a list of scholarships for high school students.  Please click here to download the Scholarship Listing.

  • Monumental Sports & Entertainment Scholarship Application  Please click here to download the basketball scholarship application or here to download the ice hockey scholarship application or here to download the football scholarship.

  • To assist with the skyrocketing costs of a college education, a growing number of programs are available to District of Columbia public high school graduates. Federal, city, institutional and private scholarship sources of financial aid exist, as do specialized savings plans, in order to help students and their families cover tuition and, in some cases, living costs. The types of plans include federal programs, D.C. programs, and other sources of financial aid. Also, if you are a DC public or public charter high school student graduate you may be eligible for the DC-CAP Last Dollar AwardAlso, if you are a DC public or public charter high school graduate you may be
    eligible for the DC-CAP Last Dollars (continuing students) https://dccap.org/college-students/last-dollar-award or DC-CAP Scholarship Award (1st Year Students) https://dccap.org/hs-students/dccap

 If you need additional support, please click here for a step-by-step instructional guide to applying for financial aid.

 

 

 

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