Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Questions (83)

Niall Collins


83. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Education and Skills if assistance is available regarding an apprenticeship (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22336/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

Under the Student Grant Scheme, eligible candidates may receive funding, provided they are attending an approved course at an approved institution and meet the prescribed conditions of funding, including those which relate to nationality, residency, previous academic attainment and means. Under the scheme, students must be attending approved full-time courses. Part-time courses are not eligible for support. The Student Grant Scheme is not available to students from this State who are attending further education and training equivalent courses outside of the State.