How to apply

Loans from the Education Fund

Students can apply for a loan from the Menntasjóður through “Mitt Lán” on the Menntasjóður’s website (
There you can also monitor the status of applications, view a loan schedule and see a checklist of documents that must accompany applications.

It is important to apply for a student loan for each academic year and you must choose all the semesters that the student intends to study.

The application deadlines for the academic year 2020-2021 are as follows:

Fall semester 2020: Up to and including December 1, 2020.
Spring semester 2021: Up to and including January 5, 2021.
Summer semester 2021: Up to and including June 1, 2021.

Please note that an application received after the application deadline will be automatically rejected.