Thursday, 30 May 2013

Questions (89)

John O'Mahony

Question:

89. Deputy John O'Mahony asked the Minister for Education and Skills if there are any grants for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 8 doing a PhD in London; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26387/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The student grant scheme does not extend to postgraduate courses pursued outside of Ireland. Tax relief at the standard rate of tax may be claimed in respect of tuition fees paid for approved courses at approved colleges of higher education including approved undergraduate and postgraduate courses in EU Member States and in non-EU countries. Further information on this tax relief is available from the Revenue Commissioners on www.revenue.ie.