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Alumni Support

Keep In Touch

Thurgood Marshall Academy alumni have access to the college-related resources we offer, including personalized college advice and financial support. If you have not yet provided us with your current contact information, please fill out the form below. Contact Kevin Bruno, Alumni Coordinator, at (202) 563-6862 ×266 with any questions.

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Emergency Fund

Thurgood Marshall Academy is committed to helping our graduates succeed in college. To that end, we offer the Alumni Emergency Fund to ensure that small gaps in funding do not prevent our alumni from staying in school.

If you would like to learn more about our Alumni Emergency Fund, please see our Overview and Application.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Thurgood Marshall Academy is committed to ensuring that our graduates receive the information they need to stay in school. Below you will find resources for finding scholarships and completing your financial aid application.

If you have questions, please contact Kevin Bruno at (202) 563-6862 ext. 266.

Finding Scholarships

To search for outside scholarships, check with your financial aid office, local community groups, parents’ employers, and/or visit the following free scholarship search engines:

www.collegeboard.com
www.finaid.org
www.fastweb.org
www.gocollege.com

FAFSA and DCTAG

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is generally required by every school’s financial aid office. Always check with your school’s financial aid office for specific institutional requirements. You can access information about the FAFSA application by following this link: FAFSA.ed.gov. Please remember you will to have your FSAID and you can access it at FSAID.ed.gov.

DC TAG (DC Tuition Assistance Grant) is the state sponsored grant offered to eligible students in the District of Columbia.  To apply for DCTAG residents must use the DC OneApp. The DC OneApp is the online application college-bound District residents use to apply for funding from the District of Columbia’s Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG). DCTAG provides up to $10,000 toward the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition at public four-year colleges and universities throughout the US, Guam and Puerto Rico. DCTAG also provides up to $2,500 per academic year toward tuition at private colleges and universities in the District and private Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and two-year colleges nationwide.

You MUST complete your FAFSA to be eligible for DC TAG. You must complete the application every year you plan to enroll in college.  The deadline is usually June 30.  You will need to complete the online application and submit the supporting documents in person to the Office of State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) at 810 First St. NE, 3rd Floor.  Washington, DC 20002 or call (202) 727-2824 for more information.

Remember: Early submission of all financial aid documents will increase your chances of receiving maximum aid.