Student grants (1000 Euros) are given to students who meet specific criteria, while the corresponding applications are submitted by the end of March.
Some clarifications on student grants are given below:
01The student housing grant of 1,000 euros is paid to families whose children are undergraduate students studying at universities, technological educational institutes (TEI), Schools of Tourism Education or Hellenic Naval Academies.
02Entitled to this grant are all the undergraduate students - members of the family, if they reside in a city other than that of their principal residence, whether enrolled in the same school and city or in different schools and cities and staying in one or more houses.
03The grant is given for as many years as the years of study at the Faculty or Department.
04Those who attend a school in order to obtain a second degree are not entitled to receiving student grants, regardless of how they were admitted to the University or the corresponding department. Those pursuing a Master's degree.are not entitled to receiving a grant either.
05The student’s attendance must be evidenced by a certificate of the faculty or department thereof, whose content is analyzed on the certificate forms (these forms are different for Universities and TEI), which form an integral part of the process, are issued within the first three months of each calendar year and have an original apostille seal and the signature of the Secretary of the Department or School.
06Especially for first year students (registered for the first time), the certificate shows only the student's registration at the School.
07The study certificates given for the payment of the student grant will list only courses and no credits. Certificates stating credits will not be accepted.
08Students that register to first year courses but in the second semester (spring semester) are entitled to the full grant.
09The application is submitted to the corresponding PUBLIC FISCAL SERVICE (D.O.Y.).
10The beneficiary of the grant is the father or mother of the student. As an exception, the beneficiaries can be the students themselves if:
About tenancy agreements (leases)
Students who qualify for the student housing grant must be studying in a city/ town different from their principal residence and reside in a rented house. In the city/ town where the student resides, his or her parents should not have full ownership or usufruct of another residence. In order to prove the fact that the student is residing in a rented house, parents should also submit the corresponding lease along with the application for the grant, certified by the competent tax office. Regarding leases the following apply:
Family income and student grantsfor a student to be entitled to the grant: