- Federal Pell Grant: Awarded to students based on the expected family contribution (EFC) and enrollment status.
- Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant: Campus-based federal grant awarded to students who receive a Pell Grant. Funds are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited funds are available.
- DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DC TAG): The grant pays the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees at any public college, with up to $10,000 awarded per year. Students must be enrolled in a degree-granting program at an eligible institution and be domiciled in the District of Columbia.
- DC College Access Program (DC-CAP): DC Public and DC Charter School graduates meeting eligibility criteria and enrolled in an accredited four-year university are eligible to apply for DC-CAP Last Dollar Awards, for up to $2,000 per year for five years.