CSN Study Opportunities for Swedish Students
If you live in Sweden and wish to study abroad there is a great opportunity for you: CSN Study Opportunities for Swedish Students
The CNS, is the authority of the Swedish Government that provides financial aid for studies in the Swedish educational system, but also abroad. Financial aid consists in different types of loans or grants for which you may have the right to apply while you are studying. If you want to study in a foreing country you can receive student aid or student allowance, depending on the type of educational institution you will attend in your host country.
There are different types of financial aid for studies. Some of them are loans, other grants and other allowances, which include a study grant. To be eligible for one type or the other you need to meet certain requirements.
If you dream of completing your education abroad but you are not sure about your finances CSN aid could be a great opportunity. The different types of financial support can give you the chance of making the most out of your time abroad, having to concentrate only on your studies and your experience and letting you immerse fully in the environment around you.
WHO CAN APPLY
If you are a Swedish citizen and you are applying for a student aid you must:
- be under 47 years old
- if you are attending an upper secondary education course you must ve over 20 years old
- be attending a course or a school that makes you eligible of student aid
- study for at least three weeks
- study at least as a half-time student
If you are not a Swedish citizen, but you live in Sweden, you may also be eligible to obtain student aid, but you need to fulfill certain requirements. For further details check the apposite section on the official CNS Web page:
There are also cases in which you can apply for study allowance, which includes a you have to consider your age and what you are going to study once abroad.
You can apply for student aid if:
- you are a post-secondary level student (university of college)
- you are an upper secondary level student (language courses, institutions which are the equivalent of a Swedish upper secondary school, folk high school. adult secondary education programme
- you respond to the age limits indicated in the CSN official Web page
You will find the application form at the Swedish web page https://minasidor.telenor.se, at the section Ansök om studiemedel (Apply for student aid).
You can apply at any time during the year. You can also apply even if you don not know yet if you have been accepted for the course you wish to start.
If you want to apply for student allowance, application forms and detailed information are available on the CSN web page:
In this case, you need pay attention to the time limit for the application, which is usually around June.
WHY TO CHOOSE ONSPAIN
OnSpain in a school of Spanish located in Málaga specialised in language teaching for foreigners and in helping students to pursue a long term educational experience.
Choosing a study programme with accommodation, intensive Spanish course and excursions is surely the best way to get to know a new city and culture and at the same time improving your language skills. The experience you will live will be unique!
For any further information please contact us at: [email protected]
Official CSN Web page and Contacts: www.csn.se/en/2.1076