You must file an objection if you believe that DUO’s decision is incorrect. DUO will make a decision based on this objection. If you still disagree with the second decision from DUO, you can [...]
As an entrepreneur / freelancer, how much do I need to earn on average to be eligible for student finance?
Your work as an entrepreneur and/or freelancer must have a certain economic value, and must be realistic and not of a subsidiary character. On average, you should earn 50% or more of the amount [...]
I’d like to apply for Student Finance as a freelancer / entrepreneur. How would you recommend me to prove my hours?
You should prove your hours with quality administration (for example, invoices backed up by your bank details, an agenda and/or e-mails). Make sure to include your hours worked on your invoices [...]
DUO rejected my student finance application, although I’m certain that I met the requirements. What should I do?
You should file an objection against the decision from DUO within 6 weeks after their decision has been made. An objection that is filed after this term will be put aside by DUO. In this [...]
Are you eligible for student finance if you meet the 56 hour requirement through an internship or traineeship?
This depends on whether your internship and/or traineeship was paid. If the internship and/or traineeship was paid, in most cases you will be eligible for student finance.