AID FROM THE CITY OF STRASBOURG FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR
A helping hand for the start of the new school year for Strasbourg students
The City of Strasbourg is offering a chequebook worth €100 to the students most affected by the health crisis.
- You are a student living in Strasbourg
- You are in your 2nd or 3rd year of a higher education establishment
- You have a grant from the Crous de Strasbourg or you can prove that your family income is less than 400€
More infos here
Contact : CoupDePouceRentree@strasbourg.eu
EXCEPTIONAL HOUSING AID FROM THE EUROMETROPOLE YEAR 2020-2021
The Eurometropole of Strasbourg offers 300€ to help students pay their rent or energy costs
- to be a student
- live in a commune of the Eurometropole, independently, in private or social rental accommodation
- to be in receipt of housing aid from the CAF
- justify a loss of resources of at least 50 euros per month between September 2020 and March 2021
Your monthly resources do not exceed the FSL ceilings (1 person: 950€ - 2 people: 1119€ - 3 people: 1343€ - 4 people: 1566€)
- be eligible for exceptional assistance with the payment of rent, subject to the examination of your file and supporting documents.
Application form here
YOUTH AID FUND (Fonds d'aide aux jeunes "FAJ")
In 2021, the Eurometropole has added to the Youth Aid Fund (Fonds d'aide aux jeunes "FAJ" in french) to allow students affected by the health and economic crisis, who do not receive aid from the Crous, to receive financial support. Find all useful information, criteria, contact... here
Since 2020, the Eurometropole also supports young apprentices, via an FAJ alternance - more info
Be careful! You cannot apply directly. The application must be made by an authorised organisation such as the Mission locale pour l'emploi, or the Centre Médico-Social de la Ville de Strasbourg : Club de Jeunes l'ETAGE , Cité Relais , Horizon Amitié, ARSEA GALA , UDAF 67 , CHRU Strasbourg , MLRE Schiltigheim, Foyer Notre Dame ...
AID FROM THE CROUS
Find out what the eligibility criteria and application processes are for the main grants and scholarships in higher education, including need-based aid, on the website of the CROUS de Strasbourg, where you will also find information on aid supplements and special aid packages.
Do not hesitate to go see a social worker at the CROUS, who is in the best position to provide you with information about the different types of aid or if you experience financial or personal difficulties.
More useful information can be found under the section "Vos aides financières" (Your financial aid) on the site etudiant.gouv.fr: need-based aid, aid for studying abroad, special aid, student loans guaranteed by the government, etc. You can also get information from the "Direction des études et de la scolarité" (Department of Studies and Tuition) or the "Bureau des bourses / de l'action sociale" (Office of Financial Aid / Social Action) at your school or institution!
HOUSING AID FROM THE CAF
To apply for student housing aid, visit the webpage of the Caisse d'allocations familiales (Family Allowance Fund).
To have your family quotient established, allowing you to have access to the solidarity rate for CTS subscriptions for example here
The Agoraé is a social and solidarity grocery store, created by students for all students in Strasbourg, located behind the Faculty of Law on the Esplanade campus. You will find groceries at reduced prices, or even food aid for students experiencing difficulties. The Agoraé tries to promote social links and also offers preventive and awareness-raising actions about good eating habits and responsible consumption, as well as cultural activities.
Other usual solidarity structures can provide assistance to students in great difficulty, more information on Soliguide.
Free and environmentally friendly sanitary protection dispensers are available at the SSU and in all the university halls of residence in Alsace. More info here
A new sanitary napkin dispenser will soon be available at the MUI (International University House).
SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR DISABLED PERSONS
The University Life Service - Disability Mission offers a specific support system to enable students with disabilities to pursue their studies in the best possible conditions by organising the appropriate assistance or adaptations and by advising them on the development of their study and professional projects.
DISCRIMINATION - HARASSMENT - VIOLENCE
Page of the University of Strasbourg with references on what to do if you are a victim or witness of gender-based violence or sexual harassment: https://violences-sexistes.unistra.fr/
There are also associations that can provide free assistance, such as Sos Aide aux Habitants: www.sos-aide-aux-habitants.fr/
Observatoire régional de l'intégration dans la ville (ORIV) - centre de ressource Grand Est : www.oriv.org/
La Station LGBTI - Centre Lesbien Gay Bi Trans Intersexe : www.lastation-lgbti.eu
Are you between 18 and 25 years old and want to go on holiday? Once a year, the Agence Nationale pour les Chèques-Vacances (National Agency for Holiday Vouchers) allows you to benefit from assistance in choosing your destination.
SCHOLARSHIPS FROM THE UNISTRA FONDATION
The University of Strasbourg has set up a scholarship programme with its sponsors to enable young people with financial difficulties who have demonstrated their academic excellence to receive aid for the duration of their studies. These scholarships are thus a supplement to the aid provided by the CROUS on a needs basis.Find out more on the website of the Fondation de l'Université de Strasbourg..
NATIONAL IDENTITY CARD
All the steps to establish or renew your identity card or passport
Applications for residence permits or renewals can be made online here
"UN JEUNE, UNE SOLUTION"
The "1 jeune 1 solution" plan aims to offer a solution to each young person: recruitment aid, training, support, financial aid for young people in difficulty, etc., in order to respond to all situations
FOR YOUR PROJECTS
CAPE : STUDENT PROJECT AID COMMISSION (COMMISSION D'AIDE AUX PROJETS ETUDIANTS)
The Student Project Aid Commission (CAPE) encompasses the FSDIE Commission of the University of Strasbourg and the Culture-ActionS Commission of the CROUS, which can offer you logistical and financial support for your artistic, cultural or athletic projects.
Find out more (criteria, applications, etc.) about the CAPE here.
CALLS FOR PROJECTS
There is also a variety of calls for projects that may interest you: Bourse aux projets jeunes talents.
This programme, for 16 to 25 year olds, aims to support innovative experimental projects that favour the local public interest. The support provided for projects is methodological, technical and financial. The supported projects may be either collective or association-based.
GRANTS AND CALLS FOR PROJECTS FROM THE CITY & EUROMETROPOLE OF STRASBOURG
There are also various calls for projects that may interest you, such as the grant for young talent projects.
This scheme of the City of Strasbourg, which is aimed at 16-25 year olds, aims to support innovative and experimental projects that promote the general local interest. The support for projects is methodological, technical and financial. The projects supported can be collective or associative.
The City of Strasbourg also supports the humanitarian actions of Strasbourg associations via a call for international solidarity projects, as well as mobility projects or projects linked to its twin cities - Boston in the United States, Dresden and Stuttgart in Germany, Leicester in the United Kingdom and Ramat Gan in Israel: Mobilitwin grant scheme and support for projects with twin cities and partners.
Finally, projects promoting eco-citizenship and the involvement of residents in improving the living environment, led by associations, can receive support via the Eurometropole of Strasbourg's call for environmental education projects.
The Tango & Scan et Jeunes professionnels créatifs are initiatives managed by ACCRO - an association founded in 2014 by a group of independent entrepreneurs and economic players in Strasbourg and Alsace, and supported by the Eurometropolis and the University of Strasbourg.
For more information, visit the Campus France website. You may also seek information from the French Consulate or Campus France antenna in your place of residence.