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Five tips on applying for a student grant

Posted on June 26, 2012

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1. Do your research
Before you begin your application process you should research what funding options are currently available and whether you are eligible or not. Remember some colleges may offer additional financial supports to students so it's worth finding out what other funding streams may be available to you. Visit for more information. Also check college websites for up to date Information on additional grants and scholarships. Alternatively you can download the AONTAS Information booklet here.

2. Apply early

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Ten things mature students need to know about student grants

Posted on July 06, 2011

Some important changes have been taking place in how student grants are being administered. In previous years there were four different grant schemes, whereas this year there is only one scheme. The new student grant scheme was launched on June 27th this year. The website Studentfinance is an excellent source of information on grants and finance for all third level students. Here are ten things you need to know if you're applying for a grant.

Apply early: September may seem like a long time away, but the Department of Education and Skills advises all students to apply early to avoid delays in having your grant processed.

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