Other sources of Student Finance

Student Finance

Additional information can be found on www.studentfinance.ie



The online SUSI application system for the 2023/24 academic year is currently open for applications until October 2023.

Information on grant eligability and how to apply is available on the SUSI website, www.susi.ie 

Before making an application, students are strongly encouraged to refer to the grant eligibility criteria, to use the eligibility reckoner and to view tips for applicants provided on the SUSI website. Students should apply as early as possible to avoid delays. 


1916 Bursary Fund

The 1916 Bursary Fund was established by the Department of Education and Skills. The purpose of the Fund is to encourage participation and success by students who are most economically disadvantaged and who are from communities significantly underrepresented in higher education. All of the higher education institutions are awarding the Bursaries through regional clusters.

Additional information can be found here; www.soarforaccess.ie/1916-bursary-fund/


Society of St Vincent de Paul Education and Training Bursary Fund

The Society of St Vincent de Paul Education and Training Bursary Fund supports students of all ages who may financially struggle to access or stay in third level education and training programmes.

Additional information on applying can be found here; www.svp.ie/what-we-do/education-grants.aspx


UVERSITY Higher Education Scholarships for Adult Learners

Uversity’s Scholarships are intended to unlock adult learners’ potential. By providing meaningful, multi-annual financial support, Uversity’s Scholarships aim to remove the financial barriers to pursue a bachelor’s degree for the first time. Scholarships are not limited to particular subject areas and will enable recipients to complete a bachelor’s degree in one of the participating institutions in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland.

Additional information on applying can be found here; www.uversity.org/