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Lånekassen increases scholarships for studies in six countries

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Norwegian students can receive an extra NOK 4,277 in grants per month if they take all or part of their education in Brazil, India, China, Japan, South Korea or South Africa. Here from Cape Town. Photo: Lise Åserud / NTB.

Of NTB | 19.04.2024 09:23:12

Education: The stipend has previously been NOK 2,675, but will increase from this autumn, Lånekassen informs.

– The countries have been chosen because they are strategically important cooperation countries for Norway, and there is a desire for more people to choose to study here. The additional scholarship is intended to help recruit and helps to make the stay abroad possible, says communications director Anette Bjerke at Lånekassen.

The extra grant is in addition to the normal student loan. This loan also increases from next academic year, from NOK 137,907 to NOK 151,690.

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