Once-Off Extra Maintenance Grant Payment to be Paid on 16 December 2022

Students who have been awarded a maintenance grant for academic year 2022/23 including PLC, undergraduate and postgraduate students who receive the Special Rate of grant will receive a once off, extra maintenance grant payment on Friday 16 December 2022.

As outlined in the table below, the payment will be equivalent to one monthly maintenance grant payment at 2022 levels.

Once-Off extra Maintenance Payment

RateNon-AdjacentAdjacent
Special Rate€679.44€286.11
Band 1€358.33€157.22
Band 2€274.44€123.33
Band 3€190.56€89.44
Band4€106.11€56.11

Students whose maintenance grant payments commence after 16 December 2022 will receive their once-off extra maintenance grant following their first payment.

This payment is in addition to the scheduled maintenance grant payment which will be paid on Thursday 15 December 2022.

The payment schedule for the 2022/23 academic year is available here.