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School merit bonus

The city of Differdange informs all local pupils in secondary schools and university students (up to the age of 25) that they are entitled to apply for a financial bonus for school merit for the school year 2020/21. This is a new formula. Find all the details and the online form below.

The bonuses for pupils in secondary schools are as follows:

  • 100 € for grades 7e-4e (or equivalent);
  • 200 € for the grades 3e-1ière (or equivalent) as well as, if applicable, a final year (14e);
  • 350 € is additionally allocated for the full completion of studies upon presentation of a secondary-school diploma and/or apprenticeship certificate.


  • The pubil must live in Differdange;
  • Submit a copy of the school report with the application;
  • In the case of minors, the parents must submit the application;
  • All applications with supporting documents must be submitted before 1 November 2021 for the school year 2020/21;
  • Incomplete applications or applications without supporting documents cannot be considered.

The bonuses for university students are as follows:

  • 200 € upon presentation of the CEDIES certificate attesting to the granting of a state scholarship (the possible accumulation of an academic year without success and therefore unjustified already being taken into consideration).
  • 500 € on presentation of a diploma at BTS/Bachelor level;
  • 600 € on presentation of a Master’s level diploma.


  • The student must submit a copy of the academic transcript with the application;
  • Applications for the school year 2021/2022 must be submitted between 1 January and 31 December 2022, i.e. during the academic year, using the online form;
  • Incomplete applications or applications without supporting documents cannot be considered.

Application form for pupils in secondary schools | online form (see below)

Municipal regulations

Please note: The online form for university students will be available on starting 1 January 2022.

Form: school merit bonus for pupils in secondary schools



School and Children’s Department – Education
T. 58 77 1-1237

The required documents can be sent or handed in here:

by e-mail:
by post: Municipal Administration, School Department,
B.P. 12, L-4501 Differdange
at the reception of the town hall
at the counter of the school department (3rd floor)


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