Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Questions (78)

Róisín Shortall

Question:

78. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Education and Skills if students can lose their SUSI grant if they register as homeless. [41385/18]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The student grant scheme administered by SUSI, provides maintenance grants to students who meet the prescribed conditions of funding, including those relating to nationality, residency, previous academic attainment and means.

Prospective applicants who register as homeless will not lose their grant, provided they continue to meet the eligibility criteria regarding means, nationality etc.