Trump’s Budget To Eliminate DC Tuition Funding
Trump’s Budget to Eliminate DC Tuition Funding
President Donald Trump’s 2019 budget proposal includes the elimination of the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant program, which provides grants for Washington, D.C. residents attending college across the country.
DCTAG receives $40 million in annual funding from the federal government that would be eliminated under Trump’s plan. The program currently provides financial assistance to D.C. residents attending public institutions nationwide, as well as private, nonprofit and historically black colleges and universities in the D.C. metro area.The proposed elimination stated that the D.C. government is in a more stable financial position now than it was in 1999, …