Students may be eligible for a means tested maintenance grant under the Maintenance Grants Scheme for students attending Post Leaving Certificate Courses. General information and application details may be obtained on www.susi.ie.
You can submit your application for a Maintenance Grant once you have secured a College place. Candidates are advised to apply for a grant as soon as they have secured a College place in order to have time to submit all documents required.
Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI)
The SUSI website is a comprehensive source of information that provides you with a quick and user friendly way to apply for your student grant. Before applying for your grant however, they would encourage you to review the eligibility criteria by selecting your student type on their website. They would also encourage you to use their Eligibility Reckoner where you can quickly and easily self-assess whether you may be entitled to a grant.
Links to the student grant legislation and a step-by-step guide to help with filling in an application can be found in their Resources page.