What changes for me?
In addition to the introduction of the basic grant in higher education, more will change. Also for students in secondary vocational education (MBO). Fill in the tool (in Dutch) and see what changes for you.
Basic grant for higher education
The basic grant is now also available for HBO and university. Apply for it in Mijn DUO before 1 September. Then you will receive your 1st payment on 22 September.
A short summary of the changes
Amounts and conditions for the reinstated basic grant for HBO and university
Additional money for students and pupils living away from home in 2023-2024
A supplementary grant, also with higher parental income. Only applies to higher professional and university education.
For students in higher professional and university education, who fell under the student loan system and therefore did not receive a basic grant
The first student loan system group will be given money instead of a study voucher
1 year longer a basic grant for disabled students in higher professional or university education
No cap on earnings to supplement a student grant
Students in secondary vocational education will also be able to repay their student debt in 35 years
Withdrawing from higher professional education programme within 1 year, without having to repay grant or student travel product