The student scholarship is provided to students who meet the conditions for obtaining it, and thus helps them in their university studies.
The Social Criteria Scholarship (BCS) is awarded to students who have financial difficulties in continuing their higher education. In order for students to benefit from a higher education grant based on social criteria, they must meet the conditions for obtaining as a certain ceiling on the total gross income of the student’s parents. Fee points, calculated on the basis of the number of dependent children and the distance between the place of study and the place of residence, apply to calculate resource limit.
When to apply for a scholarship? How to fill your student social file?
To apply for a student grant, you had to fill out a student social unit by May 15th. This process must be done during the first request, but also in case of renewal. This can be done online at www.messervices.etudiant.gouv.fr. Two documents will be required: the parents’ tax return and the INE student number. After submitting the application, the scholarship applicant will receive a file number that will allow him to monitor the progress of the procedure.
The answer from Crous usually comes within 30 days. A grant agreement notice sent before confirmation of your registration at the facility does not constitute a promise of payment. The latter is conditional on effective registration at the establishment. The notification must be submitted to the school’s school department when enrolling, in particular to allow exemption from the payment of the enrollment fee and the student and campus life allowance (CVEC). From June to October, your future university will confirm your registration with CROUS.
What scholarship income? Student grant conditions
As already mentioned, the student grant is awarded on the basis of the total gross income of the student’s parents. In addition, accounting points (calculated on the basis of the number of dependent children and the distance between the place of study and the place of residence) apply to the calculation of the resource ceiling: 2 points for a dependent child, 4 points for student children and 1 or 2 points. points depending on the distance between the place of study and the family house. If the set does not have a charging point, you may not earn more than € 33,100 in order to take advantage of the first degree scholarship, which is set at € 1,042. However, this limit can be moved to € 95,610 in total gross income if the household has 17 charging points.
To receive the largest amount of the scholarship, the income may not exceed EUR 250 without charging points and EUR 4,500 with 17 charging points.
In the application for the academic year 2021-2022, the income for the year 2019 (tax assessment 2020) is taken into account. The range of resources is the same as for the academic year 2020-2021.
What are the student income grants?
|Charging points||Echelon 0 bis||Echelon 1||Echelon 2||Echelon 3||Echelon 4||Echelon 5||Echelon 6||Echelon 7|
|0||33 100 eur||22,500 euros||18 190 eur||16 070 eur||13,990 eur||11,950 eur||7 540 eur||€ 250|
|1||36,760 eur||€ 25,000||20 210 eur||17 850 eur||15 540 eur||13 280 eur||8 370 eur||€ 500|
|2||40 450 eur||27,500 euros||22 230 eur||19 640 eur||17 100 eur||14,600 eur||9 220 eur||750 €|
|3||44 120 eur||30,000 euros||24 250 eur||21,430 eur||18 640 eur||15 920 eur||10 050 eur||€ 1,000|
|4||47,800 eur||32,500 euros||26 270 eur||23 210 eur||20 200 eur||17 250 eur||10 880 eur||1 250 eur|
|5||51 480 eur||35 010 eur||28,300 eur||€ 25,000||21 760 eur||18,580 eur||11,730 eur||€ 1,500|
|6||55 150 eur||37 510 eur||30 320 eur||26 770 eur||23 310 eur||19,910 eur||12,570 eur||€ 1,750|
|7||58 830 eur||40 010 eur||32 340 eur||28,560 eur||24 860 eur||21 240 eur||13,410 eur||€ 2,000|
|8||62,510 eur||42,510 eur||34 360 eur||30 350 eur||26,420 eur||22,560 eur||14 240 eur||2 250 eur|
|9||66 180 eur||45,000 euros||36 380 eur||32 130 eur||27,970 eur||23,890 eur||15,080 eur||€ 2,500|
|10||69 860 eur||47,510 eur||38,400 eur||33 920 eur||29,520 eur||25 220 eur||15 910 eur||2,750 eur|
|11||73 540 eur||50 010 eur||40 410 eur||35 710 eur||31 090 eur||26 540 eur||16,750 euros||€ 3,000|
|12||77 210 eur||52,500 euros||42 430 eur||37 490 eur||32 630 eur||27 870 eur||17,590 eur||3 250 eur|
|13||80 890 eur||€ 55,000||44 450 eur||39 280 eur||34 180 eur||29,200 eur||18,420 eur||€ 3,500|
|14||84 560 eur||57,520 eur||46 480 eur||41,050 eur||35,750 euros||30 530 eur||19 270 eur||3,750 eur|
|15||88 250 eur||60 010 eur||48,500 euros||42 840 eur||37,300 eur||31 860 eur||20 110 eur||€ 4,000|
|16||91 920 eur||62,510 eur||50 520 eur||44 630 eur||38 840 eur||33 190 eur||20 940 eur||4 250 eur|
|17||95 610 eur||65 010 eur||52 540 eur||46 410 eur||40,400 eur||34 510 eur||21 780 eur||4,500 euros|
Can we do a student scholarship simulation?
Use official tools to simulate a student scholarship. During the simulation, it is necessary to fill in several data: the income stated in the tax assessment of the student’s family, the number of brothers and sisters of the scholarship applicant, the number of brothers and sisters after university education. distance between the family house and the establishment.
What is the amount of the student grant?
The amount of the student grant varies according to the amount itself, which depends on the number of charging points allocated according to the composition of the household and the distance between the place of study and the place of residence (parents’ place of residence for children connected to the tax household). The amounts for the academic year 2021-2022 are as follows:
|Scholarship type||Annual amount for 10 months||Amount for students who benefit from maintaining the grant during the long holidays|
|Echelon 0 bis||1 032 eur||1 250 eur|
|Echelon 1||1 724 eur||EUR 2,069|
|Echelon 2||€ 2,597||3 116 eur|
|Echelon 3||3 325 eur||€ 3,990|
|Echelon 4||4 055 eur||4 866 eur|
|Echelon 5||4,656 eur||5 587 eur|
|Echelon 6||4,938 eur||5 926 eur|
|Echelon 7||5 736 eur||6 883 eur|
On which day is the scholarship paid? Date of payment
From the beginning of the academic year 2018, the student grant is paid before the 5th day of each month. From this date, it takes 5 to 10 days, depending on your bank processing time, for your payment to take effect. This aid is paid in 10 monthly installments. However, under certain conditions, it is possible to get 12 transfers to cover the summer holidays as well. It should be noted that the scholarship can only be received for 7 years and its payment depends on progress in the study, participation in exams and regular participation in student courses.