A number of different funding options are available to help you: All new grant applications must be made online. The Fund is administered on a confidential, discretionary basis. Some universities will accept professional qualifications or relevant work experience. Higher Education Grants Scheme Vocational Education Committees' Scholarship Scheme Since , mature students who get student grants no longer automatically qualify for the higher non-adjacent rate of grant. The Department of Education and Skills administers a special fund that helps students with disabilities during the period of their studies. Skip to navigation Skip to main content Skip to footer.
Under the Student Grant Scheme there are no age limits for the student grants for studying in another EU state but it must be your first undergraduate course. If you are interested in studying in the UK , for example, you should contact the British Council in order to get full information on the courses available and the application procedures for each course.
We recommend speaking to our Student Funding Office before starting a second undergraduate degree. If you plan to study abroad, you may be eligible for a student grant from the Irish Government.
Funding for mature students
Find out more about our scholarships and bursaries. If one or more of your household is not a full time student, then the total council tax bill for the property could become payable. These offices are listed on the back of the form. Course entry requirements vary - check with the university or college. Related links International students Accommodation. Contact Us If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 07 Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm or you can visit your local Citizens Information Centre. Studying abroad If you plan to study abroad, you may be eligible for a student grant from the Irish Government.