How to Apply for a SUSI Grant: Tips for Applicants
Applications are made through the grants online application system available here, or below by clicking on the “Apply Here” button.
You must have an online account with SUSI before you can make your grant application. For information on how to create an account, please click here.
Please ensure that you provide complete and accurate information (e.g. on dates of birth and PPS numbers) as failure to do this will delay processing of your application. For full details on completing your application form please refer to the New Application Form Guide 2021-22
Based on the information supplied in your online application form you will receive either an award letter, a refusal letter or a checklist requesting the supporting documents required to further process your application.
You will be advised of your grant decision.
Maintenance grants are paid into your (student’s) bank account and fee grants are paid directly to the college you are attending. To ensure payment of your grant, you must have:
As SUSI must confirm each student’s registration directly with colleges at the start of the academic year, the first instalment of maintenance grants are paid on a weekly basis. Students can check their online payment tracker which will reflect the date once their payment has been processed. You can read more about how to receive your SUSI maintenance payment here .
|Higher Education |
payment dates 2020-21
|Payment 1||9 October 2020||Processed|
|Payment 2||30 October 2020||Processed|
|Payment 3||27 November 2020||Processed|
|Payment 4||18 December 2020||Processed|
|Payment 5||15 January 2021||Processed|
|Payment 6||12 February 2021||Processed|
|Payment 7||12 March 2021||Processed|
|Payment 8||16 April 2021||Processed|
|Payment 9||14 May 2021||Processed|
|Post Leaving Certificate |
payment dates 2020-21
|Payment 1||23 October 2020||Processed|
|Payment 2||20 November 2020||Processed|
|Payment 3||18 December 2020||Processed|
|Payment 4||22 January 2021||Processed|
|Payment 5||19 February 2021||Processed|
|Payment 6||19 March 2021||Processed|
|Payment 7||23 April 2021||Processed|
|Payment 8||21 May 2021||Processed|
|Payment 9||18 June 2021|