Thursday, 17 April 2014

Questions (94)

Jack Wall


94. Deputy Jack Wall asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a person (details supplied) has never had their Student Universal Support Ireland grant payment paid for the year 2013-2014 in view of the fact that they made numerous representations to SUSI over this period by e-mail and telephone conversation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18354/14]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The decision on eligibility for a student grant is a matter for the relevant grant awarding authority. I understand from Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) that the student referred to by the Deputy is a renewal student in the 2013/14 academic year and that SUSI have recently been in contact with the student in relation to the submission of a renewal application for 2013/14.