Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Ceisteanna (124)

Jonathan O'Brien


124. Deputy Jonathan O'Brien asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of Irish citizens whose applications for Student Universal Support Ireland grants were not accepted for 2011-12 and 2012-13 on the basis of not fulfilling the habitual residency condition; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11655/14]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Education)

Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) began operating as the single grant awarding authority accepting all new applications for the 2012/13 academic year and officials in my Department have confirmed with SUSI that in the 2012/13 academic year, the number of applications refused was 118.