SUSI is now open to receive applications for the 2023/24 academic year. Please note the following changes to the Student Grant Scheme announced in Budget 2023.
As part of Budget 2023, the following changes to the Student Grant Scheme for the 2023/24 academic year were announced:
Increase in income limit from €55,240 to €62,000 for the 50% student contribution grant.
New student contribution grant of €500 for incomes between €62,000 and €100,000.
Increase in the postgraduate fee contribution grant by €500 from €3,500 to €4,000.
Eligibility for second chance mature students to be reduced from five to three years.
Exclusion of rental income earned under Rent-a Room Relief Scheme from reckonable income.
Increase in the amount of Holiday Earnings which may be deducted from the total household income from €4,500 to €6,552.
Key dates for SUSI applicants in 2023
Priority closing date for renewal applications – 8 June 2023.
Priority closing date for new applications – 6 July 2023.