Sponsored by the “Landesstipendienstiftung” (county scholarship trust)
The scholarship trust of the Rhineland-Palatine county offers single parent students and single pregnant students – independent of their BAföG-status – support in financially difficult situations. The program aims to stop students from dropping out and to successfully graduate.
Outstanding grades are not crucial criteria for selection, the seriousness of the situation is. Though this situation should not be a permanent one. The scholarship is granted once every semester. To apply you should present a filled out application form along with all necessary documentation to your respective departmental equality officer (contact information here). After having checked your documents, the officer will compose a statement regarding your current situation, which will be passed on to the equality committee. The committee will decide on the beneficiaries and the amount of the support.
Advance child support is a way to support single parents.
You can claim advance child support if the other parent of your child is not regularly or not at all paying child support.
The advance child support amount to:
Advance child support can be paid for a maximum period of 72 month, though only up to the end of the child’s 12 year. A court-ordered child support ruling against the other parent is not necessary; however, an effort to obtain the child support from the other parent must be proven.
You can hand in your claim at your local youth welfare service.
Youth welfare service Trier
Phone (Main office): 0651/718-3508
Mail (Main office): jugendamt(at)trier.de
Internet: www.bmfsfj.de, Unterhaltsvorschuss