Student Grant Scheme – Covid-19 payments

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on June 11th, 2020 by steve

IrelandPádraig Mac Lochlainn (Donegal, Sinn Fein): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the additional income provided to students that were working part-time and are now in receipt of the pandemic unemployment payment will be factored into their income eligibility for student grants under SUSI in 2021 …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 9 June]

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New Student Loan Scheme Will Wipe Out Grants, Says Mac Lochlainn

Posted in Governance and administration on December 15th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Speaking on the potential introduction of a student loan scheme following a government commissioned report on third level funding, Sinn Féin TD for Donegal Pádraig Mac Lochlainn has said that saddling students with debt is not a substitute for a decent grant system …” (more)

[Donegal Daily, 15 December]

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