Fee Reduction Of Up To €1,500 Available For Students In Tipperary

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Undergraduates and prospective students in Tipperary could be entitled to a reduction in the third level contribution fee of up to €1,500. Changes announced in the budget will come into effect for the next academic year and have been welcomed by Senator Garret Ahearn. Applications for the student grant scheme for the 2023/24 academic year are now open and available at the website susi.ie.

The changes are part of the Government programme to assist with  the cost of living crisis.

Senator Ahearn is encouraging potential students  to review the supports available by visiting the susi.ie website and submitting their applications for financial aid to pursue full time education.  The changes include, higher income eligibility bands, higher levels of grant aid and a reduction in the eligibility period from 5 years to 3 for second chance mature students who did not complete a course and are returning to college to pursue  an approved course at PLC, undergraduate or postgraduate level.

SUSI hopes to make decisions on applications as soon as possible and  applications received on or before the priority processing dates will receive priority assessment.The priority processing dates are 8 June 2023 for renewal applications  and 6 July 2023 for new applications.