Student Grants -SUSI
Much-needed assistance to students and families across the country becomes a reality with my colleague Simon Harris TD Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science has today (Thursday, 10 March) signed regulations to increase student grants for the new academic year.
The changes, introduced will see:
Maintenance grants increase by €200
The income threshold for the standard rate of grant increase by €1,000
The distance for the higher non-adjacent student grant will be reduced from 45km to 30km