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June 23, 2022

Claim Your STAP Budget With Ironhack

As of July 1st, Ironhack is eligible for the STAP budget granted by the Dutch government. With the STAP budget, students now can enjoy a course of their choice with a €1000 discount.

Ellen Merryweather - Senior Content Manager


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Always wanted to become a Web Developer, Data Analist, UI/UX Designer or Cybersecurity specialist? Then this is your chance! 

The STAP Budget is meant for all employees and job seekers who want to improve their chances on the labor market. 

You can apply for the STAP budget from 1 July 2022, 10:00 hours (in Dutch).  To get the discount, you should apply before your bootcamp begins. If your STAP application is approved, you’ll get €1000 off the final price of your training! You can apply for a STAP budget once a year, and a new application round opens every 2 months. 

STAP Budget Eligibility 

You are eligible for this budget if:

  • You can demonstrate ties with the Dutch labor market

  • You are not currently receiving other types of education funding, such as student finance

You can apply if:

  • You have not applied for the STAP Budget in the current calendar year

  • You are over 18 years of age

  • You are not receiving your pension (AOW)

  • You or your partner have the Dutch nationality, or the nationality of another EU country

  • You are covered by social security

How does it work?

  1. Pre-register your application with Ironhack by filling out this form. 

  2. You will receive an email with an ‘aanmeldbewijs’ 

  3. You can start applying for STAP on July 1st, 2022 at 10:00 hours at with your DigiD. Keep in mind that you will need to give the ‘aanmeldbewijs’ during your application at the UWV portal. 

  4. UWV will inform you if you received the STAP budget within a few days after your application at the UWV portal. 

Pre-register now! 

Application periods

A new STAP budget application period starts every 2 months. If you’ve missed out this time, then try again in the next application period.

  • July 1, 2022 to August 31, 2022

  • September 1, 2022 to October 31, 2022

  • November 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

Are you ready to reskill? This is your chance.

Questions about STAP? Not to worry. We’ll be hosting multiple events and webinars where we will discuss the subsidy and answer all your questions. Make sure you follow Ironhack Amsterdam on the following channels:

📱Follow us on Instagram @IronhackAMS

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