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Grants are available to all students – undergraduate and graduate. All of the following, except the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG), require the completion of the FAFSA. View steps to complete the FAFSA.

Programs
The Federal Pell Grant program is for eligible families with the lowest income levels. Grants range from $400 to $5,500 a year based on enrollment status. Eligibility is determined by the federal government.

The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) offers limited additional funding with priority given to full-time Federal Pell Grant recipients who applied early. For qualified students, grants can be awarded up to $4,000 per academic year.

Marymount Tuition Assistance Grants are sponsored by the University to make education affordable for as many full-time, first-degree undergraduate students as possible.

The DC Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Program (DCLEAP) is funded by the District of Columbia for DC residents. DC Leap is a need-based grant that requires a separate application that can be obtained from the DC government.
State Education Office 
DC LEAP Program
Suite 350 North
441 4th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 727-6436
Fax: (202) 727-2019

The DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG) is available to legal residents of the District of Columbia who attend Marymount on a full-time basis. The amount offered varies each academic year depending on the available funding. DCTAG is not based on financial need; however, an application must be filed through the program.
State Education Office 
DC Tuition Assistant Grant Program
Suite 350 North
441 4th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 727-2824
Fax: (202) 727-2834

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Authority administers the PHEAA Grant for Pennsylvania residents. The grant is need based and does not require a separate application. 
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistant Agency (PHEAA)
1200 North 7th Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17102-1444
(717) 720-2800

The Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority administers the RISSIG Grant for Rhode Island residents. The grant is need based and does not require a separate application. 
Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority
560 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886
(401) 736-1170

The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation for Vermont residents administers the VTSSIG Grant. It is need based and does not require a separate application. 
Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
Champlain Mill
Post Office Box-2000
Winooski, Vermont 05404-2601
(802) 655-9602

The Virginia State College Scholarship Assistance Program (CSAP) is available to Virginia residents who will be full-time undergraduates and who demonstrate financial need. Students must file for the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant and file a FAFSA. Repayment is not required.

The Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant is available to legal Virginia residents who are full-time students. It is not based on financial need. The amount of the award varies each academic year depending on the state's funding. Awards will be made by the Commonwealth to students who file their applications by July 31. Late applications will be considered if funds are available. Applications are submitted to the Financial Aid Office. Repayment is not required. The Commonwealth of Virginia funds the program. VTAG awards for graduate students are restricted to those enrolled in health-related programs only.
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)
Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program (VTAG)
101 N. 14th St., James Monroe Bldg.
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 225-2600