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Financial Assistance

Student Assistance Fund

The Student Assistance Fund is funded by the Irish Government and part funded by the European Social Fund Program for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014 – 2020.

Administered by the Access Service, the Fund provides limited support for full-time and part-time (excluding night study) registered LIT students who are in on-going financial difficulties and must meet the application eligibility criteria. Funding is not available under this fund for the cost of tuition or registration fees.

Unfortunately not all applications will be successful due to limited funds. Students who apply to the fund are assessed on an individual and confidential basis.
Students whose application is successful and in order to receive payment must meet the following conditions:-

  • Fully registered
  • No outstanding registration fees.
  • Complete the application form correctly
  • Submit the relevant documents

Please see the FAQ for further information on how to apply.

Online applications available online from the 18th September 2017, closing date of the 3rd November 2017.

Please note the following Data Protection implications of providing their personal data–:

  • personal data collected as part of the application process may be processed for the purposes of coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the operation of the Fund and to comply with European Union requirements,
  • this personal data may include personally sensitive data where they choose to share that data, and
  • data may be shared with third parties for the purpose of monitoring and reporting on European Social Fund co-financed activities.

This project or operation is part supported by the Irish government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.

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