The Maintenance Grant is the only funding available to eligible Undergraduate Students pursuing approved courses outside the Irish State. The fee grant is not available to students studying outside the State. For those studying outside the State please also note that the maintenance grant funding is available for undergraduate study only. The only exception to this is for students attending postgraduate courses in four approved institutions in Northern Ireland. You can read more about the four approved institutions for postgraduate study here.
SUSI will be accepting applications in the usual way from Irish students intending to study approved courses in the UK, and from EU/ British citizens intending to study in Ireland, as they can continue to avail of student grants if eligible.
Brexit will not affect the grants available to eligible students who start their course in the 19/20 academic year. Students from Britain and Northern Ireland studying in colleges in the Republic of Ireland will continue to pay the same fees as Irish students.
The grant arrangements for students who commence their studies in the 19/20 academic year will continue for the duration of their course.
The position will be reviewed for those students who are commencing their studies in the 20/21 academic year.