Official State Links
- DC College Savings: This is Washington D.C.’s 529 college savings plan. It is sponsored by the Government of the District of Columbia and managed by Calvert Investments. There are five categories of investments to choose from.
- DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program: Washington D.C. students who have lived in the city for at least 12 consecutive months are eligible to apply for this grant for assistance in their first year of college. This grant is good at all public colleges and universities across the country, as well as historically black colleges and universities in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Guam, and the private colleges and universities in the D.C. area.
- DC Mayor’s Scholarship Undergraduate Fund: This is a need-based grant for college students from the Washington, D.C. area. Designed for students who want to earn their first bachelor’s degree, awards from this fund are tuition restricted.
- College Summit: College Summit works with high schools to improve their curriculum and help students to explore their options for future education. The organization also acts to spread the word about policies and education activities that are important in the area.
- Capital Partners for Education: CPFE assists low-income students in Washington, D.C. to finish high school, attend and complete college. The organization offers tuition assistance and skill development opportunities.
Higher Education News
- DC 2.9%
- U.S. 7.7%
- DC 22.5%
- U.S. 17.9%
- Graduate or professional degree
- DC 28.7%
- U.S. 10.6%