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Livelihood and social assistance of students

You can apply for student financial aid from Kela for studies after basic education. Student financial aid comprises the study grant and state guarantees for a student loan. As a student, you are also entitled to general housing allowance. The number of months for which you may receive a study grant depends on your income.

Students’ health care and income

Students of higher education can receive healthcare services from health centres or the Finnish Student Health Service (FSHS).

Financial aid and social benefits of students with families

Students to whom a child is born can continue or interrupt their studies. Their student financial aid is higher.