RTL As we speak – Luxembourg: Listed below are the brand new scholarship quantities

The triggering of the last two indices (October and April) and the “extra” envelope of 10 million euros will give oxygen to students benefiting from scholarships in Luxembourg from September. Here are all the numbers.

Thanks to the triggering of the new index from April 1, 2022, all incomes in Luxembourg will increase and the amounts of the various grants granted to students is corrected upwards at the start of the school year in September.

As decided following the tripartite agreement signed a few days ago (without the OGBL denouncing “manipulation of the index”), the government has planned to: a additional funding of 10 million euros from the academic year 2022-2023. This is intended to give students an extra boost (in addition to the October 2021 and April 2022 indices) as social partners have agreed to defer a new index tranche normally scheduled for August.

Higher Education Minister Claude Meisch and representatives of the Association of Student Circles (ACEL) met several times to distribute the “extra” envelope and finalize the details. here are the new semi-annual amounts of the various scholarships:

It was and is important to us that the students are not forgotten in the current situation, which is difficult on many levels, and that they are supported accordingly.“, stresses Polina Bashlay, President of ACEL. Insists on the importance “to act and react quickly and efficiently“.
In the end is the basic scholarship go up from €1,050 (for 2021-2022). €1,142 from the next academic year. That is €92 more This is explained by €52 directly linked to the last two increases in the index (October 2021 and April 2022) and €40 granted through the “extra” amount.

The amount is quite substantial for the clasp”mobility grant“since it is increased by 134 euros for students enrolled at a university or school abroad.

That Subsidy based on social criteria may contain a grant and a loan portion depending on the annual income of the household to which the student belongs. This translates into a gradual increase due to the additional envelope of €50 the social assistance part for an income that is less than or equal to 4.5 times the gross amount of the social minimum wage (SSM) and up to 115 euros for an income that is less than the gross amount of the social minimum wage.

Here is a table for better identification:

More good news for students: a increase is now applied full registration fees up to €3,800 per academic year (50% grant and 50% loan). This covers the first 100 euros of student registration fees.

Students in “serious exceptional situations” and “extraordinary burdens” double their annual growth. It goes from the current €1,000 to €2,000. As before, this increase will be charged 50% on the basic grant and 50% on the loan and will be decided by the Minister after consultation of an advisory committee.

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