Applying for a subsidy for travel costs for dance and music (DAMU) pupils

Does your child attend a primary or secondary school for dans of muziek – DAMU (dance or music)? Is that school far from your home? If so, you may be eligible for a subsidy for travel costs. 

Last updated on 12 July 2022

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Conditions for a subsidy for travel costs

Below are some examples of the conditions for a grant for travel costs: 

  • Your child’s journey to school must exceed 25 kilometres. 

  • Your child must be enrolled in a higher professional education programme in dance or music. 

The Dienst Uitvoering Subsidies aan Instellingen – DUS-I (subsidies for institutions implementation service) is responsible for awarding the subsidy. The DUS-I sets out all the conditions for subsidies for travel costs for DAMU pupils in Dutch. 

Applying for a subsidy for travel costs

You apply to the DUS-I for the subsidy for travel costs for DAMU pupils (in Dutch). You do this at the beginning of the academic year, from 15 August to 15 October.

Laws and regulations (in Dutch)

Grant scheme for travel costs for DAMU pupils in primary education

Grant scheme for travel costs for DAMU pupils in secondary education

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