Appendix 1: to the guidelines amended by virtue of the Ministerial Decree with regard to granting study financing, in implementation of article 2, first paragraph, sub d, of the draft Island Regulation study financing.

 

Required academic results to qualify for study financing

 Indicated per country and per potential study program.

 A. St.Maarten University of St.Martin, that study financing is granted for all disciplines notwithstanding the priority list of study programs, to the applicant that has acquired a / an:

  • HAVO/VWO/IB/CAPE diploma,
  • American or Canadian secondary education diploma with a GPA of 2.50 or higher,
  • CXC diploma with at least six (6) subjects acquired on General Levels I, II or III,
  • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) diploma with a score of at least 480 in accordance with the old format or 635 in accordance with the new format.

B. USA/Canada/England/Scotland and other countries,

  1. that study financing is granted for following studies on the priority list on the level of Bachelor’s degree with the exception of medical studies, to the applicant in possession of a/an:
  • HAVO or VWO diploma and having scored a satisfactory mark for the English language and a six (6) or higher for the courses set as prerequisites for the desired study program,
  • CXC diploma with at least six (6) subjects acquired on General levels I, II or III and a III or higher for the subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program,
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) or Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) diploma with a sufficient score for the subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program,
  • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) diploma with a score of at least 520 in accordance with the old format or 675 in accordance with the new format,
  • American or Canadian secondary education diploma with a GPA of at least 2.50 or equivalent and a C or higher for the subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program,
  1. that study financing is granted for following studies on the priority list on the level of Bachelor’s degree with the exception of medical studies, to the applicant in possession of one or more of the diplomas mentioned under point 1 and who has completed at least two (2) terms at an educational institute of higher learning with a GPA of at least 2.50 or equivalent and a C or higher for the subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program.
  2. that study financing is granted for following studies on the priority list on the level of Technical Vocational Education Associate of Science degree, to the applicant in possession of a/an:
  • General Equivalency Diploma (GED) diploma with a score of at least 460 in accordance with the old format or 615 in accordance with the new format.
  • Accu Placer Test with the following scores:
    • Reading 63 or more
    • Science Skill 51 or more
    • Elementary Algebra 45 or more

C. The Netherlands,

  1. that study financing is granted for following a Dutch language based program on the priority list on MBO, HBO or WO level with the exception of medical science, to the applicant in possession of a/an:
  • HAVO or VWO diploma and has scored at least a seven (7) for the Dutch language, an average of six (6) or higher for all subjects combined and a sufficient grade for all compulsory subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program,
  • VSBO-TKL diploma and has scored at least a seven (7) for the Dutch language, an average of six (6) or higher for all subjects combined and a sufficient grade for all compulsory subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program.

 

  • Be it determined that:
    1. The desired study/training program:
      1. Cannot be followed in Aruba, Bonaire or Curaçao en
      2. Is a BOL training program on level three (3) or four (4).
    2. The applicant is not younger than 17 years of age.

 

 

  1. that study financing is granted for following English language-based study programs on the priority list on MBO, HBO or WO level, to the applicant that is in possession of a/an:
  • HAVO or VWO diploma with an average of six (6) or higher for all subjects combined and a sufficient score for all compulsory subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program,
  • VSBO-TKL diploma with an average of six (6) or higher for all subjects combined and a sufficient score for all compulsory subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program,
    • Be it determined that:
      1. The desired study/training program:
        • Is a BOL training program on level three (3) or four (4).
      2. The applicant is not younger than 17 years of age
    • VSBO-PKL diploma with an average of seven point five (7.5) or higher for all subjects combined and a seven (7) for all compulsory subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program.
      • Be it determined that:
        1. The desired study/training program:
          • Is a BOL training program on level three (3) or four (4).
        2. The applicant is not younger than 17 years of age.
      • CXC diploma with at least six (6) subjects acquired on General levels I, II or III and a III or higher for the subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program,
      • American or Canadian secondary education diploma with a GPA of at least 2.50 or equivalent and a C or higher for the subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program,
      • International Baccalaureate (IB) or Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) diploma with a sufficient score for the subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program.
  1. that study financing is granted for following study programs on the priority list on HBO or WO level, to the applicant that is already engaged in the study program and has acquired at least forty-five (45) credits per academic year.
  2. that study financing is granted for following study programs on the priority list on MBO level, to the applicant who is already engaged in the study program and has scored satisfactory study results.

D. Aruba/Curaçao/Bonaire,

  1. that study financing is granted for following study programs on the priority list on SBO, HBO or WO level, to the applicant in possession of a:
  • HAVO or VWO diploma with at least a six (6) for the Dutch language, an average of six (6) or higher for all subjects combined and a sufficient score for all compulsory subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program,
  • PSVE diploma:
    • Theoretical Middle Staff level, with an average of six (6) or higher for all subjects combined and a sufficient score for all compulsory subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program,
    • Practical Middle Staff level, with at least a seven (7) for the Dutch language, an average of six (6) or higher for all subjects combined and a sufficient score for all compulsory subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program.
    • Be it determined that:
      1. The desired study/training program:
  1. Cannot be followed in St. Maarten and
  2. Is a BOL study program on level three (3) or four (4).
  3. that study financing is granted for following study programs on the priority list on HBO or level, to the applicant that is already engaged in the study program and has acquired at least forty five (45) credits or equivalent per academic year.
  4. That study financing is granted for following study programs on the priority list on SBO level, to the applicant that is already engaged in the study program and has scored satisfactory academic results.

 E. Master’s Degree, that study financing is granted for specialization, to the applicant that is in possession of a/an:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of no less than 3.00 or equivalent;

 

F. Medical study programs,

  1. that study financing is granted for following a medical study program on university level, to the applicant that is in possession of a/an:
    1. VWO diploma with qualification level Science and Health (Du:NG) that encompasses the subject Physics or qualification level Science and Technology (Du: NT) that encompasses the subject Biology, an average of 6.5 or higher for all subjects combined, and a six (6) or higher for the subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program,
  • IB diploma with at least 36 credits and at least one six (6) for the subjects Chemistry, Physics or Biology on higher level,
  1. CAPE diploma encompassing “Unit 1 and 2” and a score of at least III for at least two of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics,
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Physics, Chemistry or Medical Science with a GPA of at least 3.00 or equivalent.
  1. that study financing is granted for following a medical study program on Bachelor’s degree level, so-called “Pre-Med” study program, to the applicant that is in possession of a/an:
    1. HAVO diploma with qualification level Science and Health (Du:NG) that encompasses the subject Physics or qualification level Science and Technology (Du: NT) that encompasses the subject Biology, an average of 6.5 or higher for all subjects combined, and a six (6) or higher for the subjects set as prerequisites for the desired study program
  • CXC diploma, with six (6) General level I, II, 2 A Levels or 8 General Levels I, II, III and a score of at least III for at least two of the following subjects:  Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics

American or Canadian secondary education diploma with a GPA of at least 3.00 and encompassing at least two of the following subjects in the subject combination:  Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Biology.