Upper secondary education

Sist oppdatert: 20.03.2017
What are you entitled to when you take ordinary upper secondary education? Here you can check what you are entitled to when you take upper secondary education and training if you have statutory rights as a young person.

Whether or not you have statutory rights as a young person is important when you take upper secondary education and training. It determines how much you can get in grants and loans. Click the link to read the rules for statutory rights as a young person (in Norwegian only). 

Grant rates for the 2017–2018 school year

Grant type

Who is eligible for the grant?

Maximum amount per school year

Maximum amount per month*

Equipment grant

All pupils with statutory rights as a young person receive an equipment grant.
The amount depends on the education programme you are taking.
Your parent's income and assets are not taken into account.

NOK 1 014
NOK 2 245
NOK 3 750

Paid as a lump sum

Basic grant

The size of your basic grant depends on your parent's income and assets, and
 how many siblings you have.

NOK 31 670

NOK 3 167

Housing grant if you have to live away from your parents

You have to live away from your parents and also meet some other conditions.

NOK 43 590

NOK 4 359

* The amount per month is a rate; the actual payment looks a little different.

You may also be entitled to a loan, travel grant, loan for school fees, illness grant, and provider's supplementary grant (for pupils with a child).

All-in-one application

You only need to fill in one application - the ordinary application for a grant. We will automatically check what you are entitled to.