Financial support during the current corona pandemic

In order to receive study financing from the Social Service, you must meet certain nationality requirements. However, Ghent University has taken measures in the context of the current corona pandemic and that’s why the Social Service has expanded its services. Consequently you can apply for funding even if you don’t comply with the nationality requirements.

Do you work as a student on a regular basis?
Are you responsible for your own study and living expenses?
KAre you unable to work now due to the measures taken to limit the spread of the coronavirus?

We will have a look at your future (tuition) costs such as rental cost, food cost, general necessities, …
We will take into account certain earnings you may have such as a tuition allowance, a blocked bank account, ….

Depending on the deficit and on your situation we can decide to grant you an allowance.

Do you think you are eligible and you wish to apply? Fill in the application form and gather the supplementary documents mentioned in the application form.
! Note: To open the application form, you must use the Word-app in Athena.

Mail your complete application to .

Each application will be examined and we will make a decision as soon as possible.

BDo you get financial assistance such as an allowance or a grant from abroad to support your education?
Have the payments of this allowance and/or grant currently been stopped because of the coronavirus?

Together with you we will gladly investigate the possibilities to restart these payments.

Fill in the application form and gather the supplementary documents mentioned in the application form.
! Note: To open the application form, you must use the Word-app in Athena.

Mail your complete application to .

Each application will be examined and we will try to find a solution as soon as possible.

Do you experience exceptional expenditure as a result of the coronavirus COVID-19 measures?
Do you experience exceptional expenditure as a result of the coronavirus COVID-19 measures?

We will take in consideration all exceptional costs that you can account for.
We will also take into account your overall situation.

We will look for the most appropriate solution to support you.
This solution can be: granting you an allowance, an interest-free loan, borrowing material,…

Do you think you are eligible and you wish to apply? Fill in the application form and gather the supplementary documents mentioned in the application form.
! Note: To open the application form, you must use the Word-app in Athena.

Mail your complete application to .

Each application will be examined and we will make a decision as soon as possible.