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Non-EU citizens who do not possess an e-ID Account and other special cases

Non-EU citizens and other students who, for some reason, do not possess an e-ID account and therefore cannot submit an online application are being requested to submit a hard copy application downloadable from here​


If a student applies using a hard-copy application, it is imperative to re-apply online once the e-ID is provided, inserting a remark on the online application that a hard-copy application was already submitted. 


Block letters are to be used to fill in the form and both sheets of the application are to be signed by the applicant.

The original form, together with the necessary documentation, is to be returned to the Students’ Maintenance Grants’ Unit, Room 205c, Ministry for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation through the Edu, Great Siege Road, Floriana by the end of 31
st December 2023 in order to receive the full entitlement of grants and stipends.


Students submitting their hard copy application after 31st December of the respective academic year will be considered for Stipends and Grants from the date of submission of application.


Compulsory Documents Required from all students:


a.          A recent version of the Jobsplus Employment History can be downloaded from


           Click here to learn how to download the Jobsplus Employment History


Students who never worked and do not have any employment records with Jobsplus should still download their empty employment history record” from the same Jobsplus site.


 First Year students will also require to provide:


a. a scanned copy of all pages of the Secondary School-Leaving Certificate and

Profilling; and

b. documentary proof of 5 years in Malta prior to date of application.





Students coming from countries outside the EU are to apply for an official letter of Exemption from School Fees by contacting Mr Victor Agius on 25982260 or via email on  One can also visit the Edu / One Stop shop  at the Ministry for Education, Sport, Youth, Research and Innovation, Great Siege Road, Floriana. It opens for public from Monday to Saturday from 08:00 to 13:00 and also on Wednesday from 16:30 to 19:00.


a.   The Students’ Maintenance Grants’ Board reserves the right to request additional documentation if this is deemed necessary in its assessment of certain individual cases.


 b.   Non-EU citizens may be requested to submit any other proof of nationality besides the scan of a valid ID card/residence permit, (both front and back), and documentary proof of 5 years residence in Malta prior to date of application for first years.

















Published on 30 September 2023​