Value of student grants in Europe

Country
Date of publication
Found: 42
CountryNeed-based grant (euro)Merit-based grant (euro)Grants - note
Austria 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 60 - most common 4755 - max 9492min 60 - most common 4755 - max 949214.5 % of students received a grant in 2014/15
Belgium - flemish 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 256 - max 5341-About 21 % of students receive a need-based grant
Belgium - french 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 394 - max 4821- Approximately 20% of students receive a grant
Belgium - german 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 362 - max 2469-In 2015/16, 24,6 % of students received a need-based scholarship
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2016/17 - values of student grants
-min 51 - most common 102 - max 409About 5 % of full-time students receive merit-based public grants
Bulgaria 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 307 - max 736min 307 - max 73612.7 % of full-time students receive grants
Croatia 2016/17 - values of student grants
max 1443-About 4 % of full-time students receive state-funded grants
Cyprus 2016/17 - values of student grants
max 3692min 3000 - max 40002 % merit-based grant, 10 % need-based grant
Czech Republic 2016/17 - values of student grants
max 916min 167 - most common 278 - max 555Less than 1 % of students receive a social scholarship. About 13 % of students receive merit-based scholarships
Denmark 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 1486 - max 9575-85 % of full-time students receive grants
England 2016/17 - values of student grants
--No grants are available as from September 2016
Estonia 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 750 - max 2200min 1000 - max 300019.5 % of all students enrolled since 20213/14 in both cycles receive grants
Finland 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 558 - most common 4846 - max 6660-66 % degree students receive student financial support
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2016/17 - values of student grants
most common 439 - max 805most common 439 - max 80515 % of students receive need-based and 8 % merit-based grants
France 2016/17 - values of student grants
max 5551min/most common 900Approximately 36 % of students receive grants
Germany 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 120 - most common 5376 - max 8820min 3600 - max 12420Approximately 25 % of students receive need-based support
Greece 2016/17 - values of student grants
most common 2400most common 1800No statistical data available on the percentage of students receiving support
Hungary 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 16 - most common 770 - max 3308min 39 - most common 324 - max 323734 % of state-funded students received merit-based grant and 20 % need-based grant (Oct. 2015)
Iceland 2016/17 - values of student grants
--No public grants
Ireland 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 305 - most common 1215 - max 5915-45 % of first cycle students receive grants (2014/15)
Italy 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 1925 - most common 3447 - max 5108-9.3 % of 1st and 2nd cycle students receive grants
Latvia 2016/17 - values of student grants
-most common 9968 % of 1st cycle and 2nd cycle students receive merit-based grants
Liechtenstein 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 91 - max 13697-No statistical data available on the number of students receiving support
Lithuania 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 124 - most common/max 1482min 6 - most common 684 - max 27363 % of students receive a need-based grant; 9 % receive a merit-based grant
Luxembourg 2015/16 - values of student grants
min 1008 - max 3800-About 62 % of resident students received need-based grant in 2014/15
Malta 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 1334 - most common 3382 - max 3615-All EU students following short cycle or 1st cycle full-time courses receive grants
Montenegro 2016/17 - values of student grants
-most common/max 8601.5 % of students receive merit-based grants 13 % of students receive loans
Netherlands 2016/17 - values of student grants
max 4608-27.2 % of new entrants enrolled in the first cycle in 2015/16 received need-based grants
Norway 2016/17 - values of student grants
most common/max 4347-49 % of first cycle and 55 % of second cycle students receive grants 67 % of 1st cycle and 71 % of 2nd cycle students receive loans
Nothern Ireland 2016/17 - values of student grants
Most common/max 4080-In 2014/15, 60 % of 1st cycle applicants for support were awarded a grant
Poland 2016/17 - values of student grants
most common/min 1076most common/min 997 - max 3453Approximately 13 % of students received need-based grants and 7 % merit-based grants in 2014
Portugal 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 1063 - most common 1805 - max 5675most common/max 265023 % of students receive need-based grants
Romania 2016/17 - values of student grants
most common/min 545min - 817 most common 872 - max 1097Around 29 % students in the 1st cycle and 30 % in the 2nd cycle receive grants
Scotland 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 7 - most common 2299 - max 46220-71 % of students at Scottish institutions received a bursary, grant or loan (2014/15)
Serbia 2016/17 - values of student grants
-most common/min 681 - max 24324.8 % of students receive merit-based grants 5.5 % of students take loans
Slovakia 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 100 - most common 1343 - max 3300most common 38813.71 % of students receive need-based and 8.07 % merit-based grants
Slovenia 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 840 - max 4320min 1680 - max 3240In 2014/15, 20 % of all students received need-based grant and 4 % received merit-based grant
Spain 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 200 - most common 2164 - max 6797-Approximately 23 % of students receive grants
Sweden 2016/17 - values of student grants
most common max 2964-89 % of full time and 26 % of part-time students receive grants in 2014
Switzerland 2016/17 - values of student grants
most common 7488 - max 14611-About 10 % of students receive need-based grants
Turkey 2016/17 - values of student grants
min 100 - max 200most common/max 30010 % of students receive need-based grants 28 % of students take a loan
Wales 2016/17 - values of student grants
most common/max 6060-In 2014/15, 66 % of first cycle applicants for support were awarded a grant


Source: Eurydice, National Student Fee and Support Systems 2013/2014, 2015/2016, 2016/2017
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