Application for support for degree studies or individual courses in the Nordic region

This is what are you applying for

In the application you apply for basic support and an eventual additional loan for school fees. You may choose to apply for only the part of the basic support that can be converted to a grant, or the entire loan.

The application also applies to other grants and loans that only certain groups are entitled to. These are child grant, additional loan and refugee grant.

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


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

  • 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.

Joint degree

If you are accepted to a joint degree (a degree en cooperation between two or more universities) and you are studying at different universities during your degree studies, you are to apply for loans and grants for the university you are studying at in the period in question.

Are you living at home in the autumn semester due to the coronavirus pandemic?

All students who have been awarded support due to living away from home but that have had to move back with their parents due to the coronavirus pandemic will be considered to have been living away from home for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester. These exception rules will be continued in the autumn of 2020.

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?”

Go to the application