Study Grant

When you, as a working member, wish to improve your professional skills and strengthen your position in the job market, you may be entitled to as much as SEK 3,425 per term for costs such as course fees, literature and materials.

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The study grant will expire in 2021. You can continue to apply for compensation during the spring semester until the last application date on 31 May 2021. From 1 June 2021, we will not accept any more applications. Read more about the decision.

You are entitled to apply if you are a member and fulfil certain criteria

If you are a working member of Unionen, you can apply for a study grant for course costs dated after the qualification period of 6 months, i.e. from the seventh month of your membership. Those who have been a working member of another trade union or a member of Unionen student for at least 6 months and have transferred directly to Unionen can apply for a grant for course costs dated from your first day of membership in Unionen, on provision of proof of membership from your previous trade union. The same rules apply to Unionen Self-employed, Unionen Manager and Guest Members

You can apply for the following

We reimburse fees for teacher-led courses (even online-/distancecourses) that develop your professional skills and strengthen your position in the job market.

You can have your expenses reimbursed for course fees, literature and materials that the provider of the course certifies that you need for the course/study programme in question. 

You can apply for study grant for the spring, summer and autumn terms. Apply for study grant from Unionen.

Step 1

You can apply and submit your study grant application digitally. The application form is in Swedish.

If you prefer to submit it by post, do like this:
Download, print out and complete the form study grant application. Before completing the form, please read through the FAQ's below regarding applying for study grant.

Step 2

Send your application, together with:

  • invoices and payment receipt from your bank or copy on a signed receipt. Mark your original receipt with your social security number, take a copy of the marked receipt and send us to us. We will not be able to return original receipt,
  • certificate from the school and literature/material list to:

Unionens Studiestöd

FE 10110

838 78 Frösön 

You send your application to us after you have paid your costs, started the course and have all documents. Do not send application as a registered letter.

Please note! Application handling time: 2-4 weeks.  Log in and choose "Mina uppgifter" and "Mitt studiestöd" to see the current status of your application.

We recommend you to take your own copies of your documents before sending your application documents to us. Due to the Personal Data Act, your application will be deleted from us 2 weeks after the decision date.

Learn more about our terms and conditions: 

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