Application for support for degree studies outside of the Nordic region

This is what you are applying for

In the application, you apply for basic support, travel support and any additional loans for tuition fees. You can choose to apply for grants only and would receive only the grant element of the tuition fee and travel support, as well as the part of the basic support that can be converted to a grant

The application also applies to other support that only certain groups are entitled to. This includes child grants, additional loans, language grants, refugee grants and grants for facilitated engineering and economics programmes of education in France and Germany.

There are separate applications for parental grants and additional grants due to disability.

Documentation

When applying for support for programmes of education abroad for the first time, you need to submit:

  • A certificate from an upper secondary school or other form of confirmation that shows that you have achieved general study competence in Norway (only if you will be studying outside of the Nordic region).
  • An unconditional offer from the educational institution.
  • Confirmation from the educational institution showing how much you will have to pay in tuition fees.

If you are already studying abroad and will be continuing your studies, you must have submitted the Annual Check form for the previous academic year.

Assessment time

You will receive a response or notification of the application’s status within 24 hours.

The application is not available on Dine sider immediately, but if you have received a receipt, we have received your application. You will also find information about the estimated processing time for your application at Dine sider.

Are you living at home during the 2020–2021 academic year due to the coronavirus pandemic?

If you are studying abroad but live temporarily with your parents in the academic year 2020‒2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, you are not considered to live with your parents.

The requirement of attending campus does not apply if an education that is normally campus-based is offered online or session-based academic year 2020‒2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

If you will be studying abroad but are unable to attend campus at the start of your studies due to the coronavirus situation, you should still respond yes to the following question on the application form: “Will you be staying on campus whilst studying?”

This year`s application
2021–2022

Tou may search for loans and grants for the academic year 2021–2022.

The deadline for application is 15 March 2022.

Some can still apply for
2020-2021

If your course starts after March 1, you can still apply for grants and loans.

The deadline is before the end of the academic year.