As an organization that assists students in the pursuit of higher-and tertiary level education, the Division Study Financing (DSF) is:
  • A reliable partner who thinks along with the policymakers. DSF executes financial and administrative processes and in accordance with the Study Financing Ordinance;
  • An expert link between pupils, students, parents, teachers, schools, universities, policymakers and other partners. DSF connects these parties together and involve them actively in the implementation;
  • A forward-looking organization that makes processes as easy as possible for its customers and associates. DSF will continually works to improve service and adapt quickly to technological innovations;
  • An attractive organization for its personnel. DSF has an open and respectful culture where employees will have opportunities to grow


a. To provide study financing, information and support for those following training programs at MBO, SBO, ​Associates, HBO/Bachelor, and Master levels on St.Maarten,  in the Netherlands, in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean region and other places.
b. To provide professional development opportunities to eligible citizens of St. Maarten through information, support and financing in a dynamic, innovative and client-friendly manner.
c. To play a role in the personal development of the citizens of St. Maarten and to assist in creating opportunities for a better future for individuals and thecommunity at large.