Malta 2016/17 - grants and loans
Date of publication: 2017
Grants - note: All EU students following short cycle or 1st cycle full-time courses receive grants
Need-based grant (euro): min 1334 - most common 3382 - max 3615
Merit-based grant (euro): -
Student grantsAll short and 1st cycle full-time students (Maltese EU/EFTA/EEA) receive a student maintenance grant. Students
in 'prescribed courses' (listed in Legal Notice 372 of 2005) obtain an annual grant of EUR 698.81 and ten stipend
instalments of EUR 151.99 every four weeks between October and June. Those in other full-time programmes
('general courses') receive an annual grant of EUR 465 plus ten stipend instalments of EUR 86.85 every four
weeks between October and June. At the start of studies, a one-time grant of EUR 698.81 or EUR 465.87
respectively, is offered. Maintenance grants are awarded in second-cycle courses leading to a regulated
profession. Student maintenance grant increases pro rata on a yearly basis to reflect the national Cost of Living
Students who, due to proven hardship, qualify for a supplementary maintenance grant receive ten instalments of
EUR 291.62 every four weeks, instead of the stipend. Students in a 'general course' receive an annual grant of
EUR 465.87 while students in 'prescribed course' EUR 689.81.
Several scholarship schemes are available to students who wish to pursue studies abroad.
LoansNo loans and no family allowances are in place.
Source: Eurydice, National Student Fee and Support Systems 2013/2014, 2015/2016, 2016/2017