A comprehensive list of the funds and grants available to students can be found at https://www.ucc.ie/en/sfsa// and https://hea.ie/funding-governance-performance/funding/student-finance/.
The main grant payment in Ireland is the SUSI grant. You can find information on the SUSI grant at susi.ie.
You can contact the SUSI support desk with any enquiries at email@example.com or 0818 888 777.
Back to Education Allowance
The Back to Education Allowance (BTEA) is awarded to those who have left education and are now returning to further education. To be eligible you must be progressing your education, meaning, the NFQ level of the course you wish to apply for must be higher than the NFQ level of the last course you completed.
You can find more information on the BTEA here.
Student Assistance Fund
The Student Assistance fund is offered by UCC and is available to all full-time EU students.
More information on the fund can be found here.
Laptop Loan Scheme
Under this scheme, undergraduate or postgraduate students may be eligible to receive a laptop, on long-term loan, in order to assist with college work. To be eligible for a laptop you must be: registered as a full or part-time first-entrant student and be from a low-income household, with an annual reckonable income not exceeding €49,840 Gross.
More information on the scheme and how to apply can be found here.