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SUSI Grant/BTEA Instalment Application Form

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CIT SUSI Grant/BTEA Instalment Application 2019/20

Please read carefully the explanatory notes below before completing the instalment application form
  • Section A: Applicant Details
    • First Name
      Last Name
  • Section B: Grant Information
  • I understand that pending the outcome of my grant application, any fees due must be paid in full by the end of each semester, and I agree to the schedule of payments listed below.
    • I certify that the information provided on this form is true, complete and accurate in every particular.

      Fee Payment Schedule


      Semester 1 Schedule

      Payment 1 €307 September 2019
      Payment 2 €300 October 2019
      Payment 3 €300 November 2019
      Payment 4 €300 December 2019
      Payment 5 €300 on or before 18th January 2020


      Semester 2 Schedule

      Payment 1 €300 February 2020
      Payment 2 €300 March 2020
      Payment 3 €300 April 2020
      Payment 4 €300 May 2020
      Payment 5 €300 on or before 14th June 2020


      This statement is for the sole use of supporting the students’ application. Cork Institute of Technology is a registered Data Controller and will comply with its obligations under the Data Protection Acts of 1998 and 2003 with regard to the dissemination of personal information to any third party.


      Explanatory Notes

      Note: Please read carefully before completing the installment application form

      • Students should only complete this application form if they have applied for a grant and are awaiting approval. Students are liable for the fees until such time as their grant is finalised and they receive a letter from SUSI or their local authority stating the amount awarded.

      • Students are advised to make monthly installments to avoid severe financial difficulties should their grant application be unsuccessful. Often students assume that they will get a grant only to find they cannot provide the necessary documentation or they do not meet certain criteria required under the grant scheme.

      Procedure to become “Registered to pay in Instalments”:

      • Students will be enrolled as “Registered to pay in installments” once they return the completed application form and pay the first Installment.  Students should retain a copy of the completed form for their own records.

      • Monthly installments should be paid online at and receipts will be sent to your CIT e-mail Account once each payment is made. You may also query your current outstanding balance from this link.

      • By completing the application form you are agreeing to pay the monthly installments therefore failure to do so will result in late fees and access to exam results will be restricted.

      • Once we receive notification that your grant has been approved any fees paid will be refunded to your Credit/Debit or Laser Card.

      BTEA (Back to Education Allowance)

      Please note this section only relates to students in receipt of certain Social Welfare payments.

      • If you have applied for the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA) you will be required to present a Letter to your social welfare office stating that you are “Registered” on a full-time course. 

      • This letter is only available from your department Secretary once you are registered i.e. you have paid your fees for Semester 1 or registered to Pay in installments i.e. you have completed the installment application form and paid the 1st installment.

      • The Accounts Office will advise your Department Secretary and the letter of Registration will be posted to your home address. (Please allow 3-4 working days).

      Accounts Office

      Cork Institute of Technology
      Bishopstown, Cork.    
      Tel: 021 4335440