This grant is awarded by the State, on a non-refundable basis, whenever the family household of which the student is a member does not have an adequate minimum level of financial resources and under the conditions set out in the Regulations.
The application, through a request, is submitted exclusively online, through the BeOn platform, accessible through the website of the Directorate-General for Higher Education.
If you wish, you can use the Grant Assignment simulator for the 2020/21 academic year, which can give you an indicative result.
You should take into account the Application Deadlines and the need to pre-register in the DGES platform, through our services.
Legislation – Regulation on the Award of Grants to Higher Education Students
Other Grants (DGES)
For students with disabilities there are also Grants that cover these specific situations
ESTGOH students can also apply for grants under the +Superior Programme
Transitional Rules of Legislation within COVID – 19
The Regulation also provides for a set of transitional rules that adapt its application to the pandemic situation that occured at the end of the academic year 2019-2020, both in terms of obstacles that may have arisen to the students’ attendance and assessment, and in terms of the revision of the grant amount awarded, whenever there is a change in the household income in the scope of COVID-19; in this context, an extraordinary revision mechanism is established, upon request, whenever the recalculation proves to be more favourable to the
grant recipient student. (articles 64-A and 64-B of the Regulation)