Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Questions (249)

James Bannon


249. Deputy James Bannon asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reason a Student Universal Support Ireland grant has been denied in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Longford. [24651/14]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The student referred to by the Deputy was awarded a postgraduate fee contribution of €2,000 for the academic year 2013/14. He appealed this decision to the independent Student Grant Appeals Board and his appeal was heard by the Board on 1st April 2014. The original decision was upheld and a letter issued to the student shortly thereafter advising him of the outcome of the appeal.

Question No. 250 answered with Question No. 222.