Apply for STAP Budget

What is the STAP Budget Program?

If you’re currently employed or searching for a job, you can now apply for a training budget through the STimulans Arbeidsmarkt Positie (STAP) program. With this budget, you can sign up for training, courses or further education opportunities that can help you improve your skills and increase your chances of success in the job market. 

The best part?

You could receive up to €1000 in free education thanks to this subsidy. And since Academy for Investors offer courses through STAP, you can enroll in our courses for free and take the first step towards achieving financial freedom.

How to Apply for STAP Budge?

You are eligible for this budget if:

  • you can demonstrate ties with the Dutch labour market, and
  • you cannot apply for other forms of financing for education, 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 do not receive old age pension (AOW)
  • you or your (registered) partner have the Dutch nationality, or the nationality of another EU country
  • you are covered by social security

In 2023 there are 5 application rounds (in Dutch), the next opens on 1 of May 2023, 10.00 hours. Every 2 months a new application round opens ( 3 July, 4 September, and 1 November 2023).

How to Apply for the STAP Budget

Applying for the STAP budget is easy! Follow these step-by-step instructions:

  1. Make sure you meet the STAP budget conditions (in Dutch).
  2. Register for our courses on the Academy for Investors website.
  3. Make sure your course or training session is included on the STAP course list (in Dutch).
  4. Apply for the STAP budget on the Apply for the STAP budget page (in Dutch).
  5. Provide proof that you have registered (‘STAP-aanmeldingsbewijs’) with Academy for Investors. You can upload a .jpg, .png, or a PDF file.
  6. Applications must be submitted at least 4 weeks before your course starts. We will pay your education provider (Academy for Investors) as soon as your application has been approved.

Once inside you can choose our courses so you can take advantage of the free online investing courses.

Free Online Investing Courses

Are you interested in investing in the financial market, but don’t know where to start? Look no further than Academy for Investors! We are experts in teaching investors to become better investors, and now we’re offering our online courses for free through the STAP budget program via the NVAO accredited University, Netherlands Business Academy (NLBA).  After completion, you receive an official diploma and a Digital Badge known as ‘ Edu- badges’. These badges are a digital representation of an obtained certificate or diploma. Badges can be shared and verified online easily and securely through online registration. Click here for more information about the Edu-badge.

Apply Now for Free Online Investing Courses

Don't Miss Out on This Opportunity

Don't miss this opportunity to enroll in Academy for Investors' online courses for free. With the STAP budget, you can get up to €1,000 per year to pay for courses and training sessions

Why Choose Academy for Investors?

Anyone can open an investment account and start investing; it’s easy. But what characterises a successful investor?

The teachers from Academy for Investors have more than 60 years of combined experience in coaching investors. They know what a successful investor does and what not! All this knowledge and especially experience have been bundled and brought together in this courses.We discuss the theory of all products, but especially how to apply this in practice.

You will learn which strategies work for whom and why. Only a few private investors know this, giving you a head start!  


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Which Academy for Investors courses are available?

We’ve curated a selection of our most popular courses to offer through the STAP program. These free online investing courses are designed to help you become a successful investor, and cover a wide range of topics such as stock analysis, portfolio management, and risk management. With our expert instructors and comprehensive curriculum, you’ll have all the tools you need to succeed in the financial market.

Each course in the collection is priced at 999€, and provides you with lifetime access to the course materials. With our flexible online learning platform, you can study at your own pace and on your own schedule, making it easy to fit your investing education around your busy life. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to take your investing skills to the next level for FREE

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Take the First Step Towards Financial Freedom

At Academy for Investors, our mission is to make you become a better investor. With our expert guidance and the financial support from the STAP budget, you can enroll in our courses for free and take the first step towards achieving financial freedom.

Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your investment skills and grow your wealth. Apply for the STAP budget today and choose Academy for Investors as your education provider and get free online investing courses. We look forward to helping you become a successful investor!