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Financial support for the beginning of the academic year (benefit for first graders)

A child is entitled to financial support for the beginning of the academic year until the age of 19 if: 

  • they are starting or continuing basic or secondary education or vocational training and  
  • the place of residence (entered into the population register) of the child and at least one of their parents has continually been the city of Tallinn since 1 January of the year of application

An e-application for the financial support can be submitted through the Tallinn self-service environment from 13 September to 30 November.

The application must be submitted once in the initial application and in subsequent years payment shall be made automatically if the conditions for the grant of the aid continue to be met.
The application must be submitted for each student for whom the grant is requested.


The amount of the grant is: 

  • 320 euros for a child going to first grade (paid within 30 days of submitting the application)
  • 50 euros from second grade

You can see information in Estonian about submitted applications on the website (minu andmed - taotletud toetused)