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€200 Christmas bonus for eligible students

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All students who qualify for the annual government grant will receive an extra €200 this year cabinet decided on Thursday.

“At today’s meeting, the council of ministers, taking into consideration the special circumstances created by the pandemic, approved a proposal of the ministry of education, culture, sport and youth to pay an additional Christmas bonus of €200 to all students who qualify for a student grant,” the ministry of education said.

The extra €200 will also be granted to students who are members of repatriated families, as well as to eligible Greek students in Cyprus, it added.

The total budget allocated to the grants amount to €4m, it said.

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