Please note that most savings, deposit and second level school accounts cannot accept EFT’s, so it is important to check this with your bank.
I wasn’t awarded until after October, will I get back payments?
If your application is awarded after October or your registration is confirmed after October you will receive any back payments due in your first payment.
Can I change my bank account details once they have been submitted?
You can change or amend your bank account details yourself through your on-line account once they have been submitted.
How will an equivalent period of study determination affect my grant payment?
If you have been awarded a reduced maintenance grant and/or fees grant due to having completed a prior period of study at the same or higher level to that of your current awarded course, this will affect the amount of maintenance grant and/or fees you will be awarded. A number of month’s payments will be withheld, which will correspond to the number of months of equivalent study you are required to complete.
Example: You previously did 3 months of level seven course and left the course and are now applying for a grant for a different level seven course.
You will need to complete a repeat period of study of three months, so will only be eligible for six months of the normal nine month grant. Payment of the maintenance element of your grant will not be paid until month four of your course.
Eligibility for the fee element of your grant will be reviewed on receipt of your new application and will be dependent on the proportion of the fee element paid towards the previous course you attended.