The culmination of the federal budget crisis on Capitol Hill made District officials halt financial-aid payments for more than 1,300 D.C. high school graduates who are pursuing college.
The D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant program offers thousands of high school graduates college financial-aid coverage. City officials who manage DC TAG had to freeze payments to students when the program go beyond the allowed expenditures.
Federal Programs Related to - Student Financial Aid
Programs that enable students who demonstrate financial need to obtain the financial assistance they require to meet their educational and living expenses while in school. Assistantships; Cash Grants for Students; Fellowships; Guaranteed Student Loans; Merit Scholarships; National Direct Student Loans; Scholarships; Student Aid; Student Loans; Teaching Assistantships; Tuition Assistance; Tuition Grants; Work-Study Awards
Federal Programs Related to - Government & Public Administration
Programs that are concerned with the effective functioning of government, including the administration of public agencies and the actions and decisions of public officials. Bankruptcy Programs; Election Regulation; Government Reform (+ Advocacy); Social Security Reform (+ Advocacy)