Application For SUSI Student Grants Are Open

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Applications for student grants for the new academic year are now open and changes to the grants will see improvements for students.

From September maintenance grants will increase by €200, the income threshold for the standard rate of grant increase by €1,000 and the distance for the higher non-adjacent student grant will be reduced from 45km to 30km. The grant scheme offers direct financial assistance to over 62,000  students across the country

For any student experiencing difficulties currently, there is a significant allocation to the Student  Assistance Fund and students are advised to contact their access offices to avail of these funds. Priority closing date for renewal applications  is the  9th of  June  and the priority closing date for new applications is 7 July 2022. Full details can be found on the website www.susi.ie

A full review of the Student Grant Scheme is to be carried out later this year.