All MCAST students must apply online for the students’ maintenance grants.

Kindly note that student maintenance grants application form for academic year 2017/2018 will be open as from Thursday 24th August 2017. Students submitting their online application after the end of November (2017) of the respective academic year will be considered eligible for the Maintenance Grants as from the date of submission of application. The stipend online application form can be accessed from the Ministry for Education and Employment website:

On the second page of the online application form you will be asked to indicate which year you will be commencing. It is important that you indicate the course year and not the course level.
• Form B (Progressing) Students must choose type “Commencing first year within the Education Institution”.
• Form C (Continuing) Students must choose type “Promoted to a subsequent year within the Educational Institution after successful completion of the previous scholastic year’’.
• Form D (Repeating) Students must choose type “’Repeating year’’.

Students coming from a low income family who wish to apply for the supplementary grant have to apply online. Requested documents have to be uploaded to the online application form. Such information can be viewed from the website:…/SMGBStipe…/SMGB-Supplementary.aspx

Students must have an active E-ID account to apply. Further information may be obtained from The E-ID Helpdesk contact numbers are: 21226627 / 21226628.

N.B. Applying for Stipend does not mean that you are automatically eligible, as the necessary checking about eligibility will take place after we receive the online application.
Payments will only be credited to eligible students after confirming their online application form.