For parents/ guardians of children attending elementary and junior high school (shogakko and chugakko)
In order to help the families going through hard financial situation to maintain their children attending compulsory education aschools (shogakko and chugakko), cities and municipalities offer an aid to cover the necessary costs. It is necessary to make a request to receive it. The financial assistance amount corresponds to the following items:
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The form to request this financial assistance is available at schools of compulsory education (shogakko,chugakko) and at the Board of Education office. Application deadline, as well as entrance location differ according to each city and municipality. Families who need to request this aid should consult in advance the school their children are attending or the local Board of Education.
The request should be made anually. For those families who need to continue receiving the aid, they should make the request again.
To be eligible to receive this financial assistance, it is necessary to meet the conditions determined by each city or municipality. The requirements and norms vary according to each city and municipality, therefore, contact the local Body of Education to have detailed information.
As a reference, we will mention the requirements and norms set by Suzuka city.
Reference (Related to Suzuka city)
For school years 2017 and 2018, in addition to live in Suzuka city, the following items should be met:
|Base amount of income:||Family with 2 people||Family with 3 people||Family with 4 people|
|Family’s total income||About ¥1,91 million||About ¥ 2,48 million||About
*These base amounts refer to fiscal year 2017, therefore they may change. According to the number of people per family, as well as the age of each member, among other issues, the standard estimate may be different.