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English translation: performance-related scholarship

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Dutch term or phrase:prestatiebeurs
English translation:performance-related scholarship
Entered by: xxxjarry
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07:47 Apr 27, 2000
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
Dutch term or phrase: prestatiebeurs
'De schuld van je prestatiebeurs is verlaagd met ...' Have I understood this correctly?
The amount you owe on your scholarship/merit grant has been reduced by...' What would we call it in English?
Lucy Simpson
performance-related scholarship
Explanation:
This is the term suggested by A.J. de Keizer in his Financieel Economisch Lexicon which is widely used in the Netherlands. Crucial to the Dutch term is that the scholarship is earned as a result of some performance.
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xxxjarry
South Africa
Local time: 18:23
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Summary of answers provided
naperformance (-based) sholarship
Astrid Geeraerts
naprestatie = performance; grant linked to performance
Marijke Singer
naperformance-related scholarshipxxxjarry
naacademic student (assistance) loanMiet Vanaudenaerde


  

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2 hrs
academic student (assistance) loan


Explanation:
sholarships en grants zijn studiebeurzen die niet moeten worden teruggbetaald, daarom is student loan hier beter.
als het bedrag van je punten afhangt (prestatie), gebruikt men meestal academic.


Miet Vanaudenaerde
Canada
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4 hrs
performance-related scholarship


Explanation:
This is the term suggested by A.J. de Keizer in his Financieel Economisch Lexicon which is widely used in the Netherlands. Crucial to the Dutch term is that the scholarship is earned as a result of some performance.

xxxjarry
South Africa
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5 hrs
prestatie = performance; grant linked to performance


Explanation:
Hi,

In The Netherlands your grant is linked to how well you "perform" in your studies therefore I would use something like:
grant linked to performance.

Hope this helps!

Marijke Singer

Marijke Singer
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17 hrs
performance (-based) sholarship


Explanation:
Some scholarships are based on your performance of the previous year, so the amount might be reduced by whatever amount is redeamed necessary. I hope this helps.

Astrid Geeraerts
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