lånekassen

Students at international high schools (at OIS this is Pre-IB through IB2) can receive grants to partially cover tuition costs if they are entitled to support and meet the conditions set by Lånekassen.

The conditions include:

  • The student is a Norwegian citizen or, if the student is not a Norwegian citizen, they are the child of an EEA or EFTA employee and / or EEA or EFTA employee's spouse.
  • The school does not receive public funding from the Norwegian government.
  • Tuition payment is not covered by others.

In order to assess your eligibility for the grant, you must submit an online application to Lånekassen as well as complete the paper ‘P’ form.

Application information will be distributed to the students by OIS at the start of the school year in order to meet the application deadline of 15 November.
 

§ 43-1. Stipend til delvis dekning av skolepenger til videregående opplæring ved utenlandske eller internasjonale skoler
Til videregående opplæring ved utenlandske eller internasjonale skoler i Norge eller i utlandet gis det stipend til delvis dekning av skolepenger når søkeren har rett til videregående opplæring etter opplæringslova § 3-1. Stipendet blir gitt med 85 prosent av faktiske skolepenger når skolepengene ikke er dekket av andre. Maksimalt stipend for 2016-2017 er kr 89 436 per undervisningsår. Det gis stipend bare til skolepenger som søkeren faktisk betaler.

§ 43-1. Stipend to partially cover tuition for secondary education at foreign or international schools
For secondary education at foreign or international schools in Norway or abroad, a scholarship grant is given to partially cover tuition fees when the applicant has the right to secondary education by the Education Act § 3-1. The grant given is 85 percent of actual tuition when tuition is not covered by others. The maximum grant for 2016-2017 is 89,436 kroner per academic year. The scholarship only covers the actual tuition fees that the applicant would pay.

For more information, see https://www.lanekassen.no/nb-NO/Toppmeny/Forskrifter/tildeling-av-utdanningsstotte-2016-2017/