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Higher Education Grants


    Academic Year 2014/15:

    If you are currently in receipt of a grant and you are progressing to the next year of the same course, then your grant will continue to be assessed and paid by the original awarding authority.
    All other applications, including those by students commencing new courses, should be made online to the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) through

    Submission deadline: Friday 1st August 2014


    Academic Year 2013/14:

    The 2013/14 Academic Year is now closed.
    Cork County Council is no longer accepting applications for this academic year.


    The Higher Education Grants section of Cork County Council employs a staff of four. Its main purpose is the processing, awarding and payment of higher education grants. The key driver of this process is the Higher Education Grants Scheme, which is published annually by the Department of Education. The Scheme incorporates current rules and regulations, the official application form and the supporting notes.

    Cork County Council staff members assist applicants in preparing their applications in several ways, including promoting public awareness of the availability of application forms through the local media, and informing prospective applicants on how to apply.


    The process requires checking the eligibility of applicants, which may involve contacting the Department of Social and Family Affairs and the Revenue Commissioners with the applicant's agreement.

    You can order your P21 from the Revenue Commissioners online :


    Further information on the Higher Education Grant Scheme is available on



  • Higher Education Grants,
    Floor 2,
    County Hall,
    Telephone: (021) 428 5519.
    Fax: (021) 434 5425.

    The closing date for applications was 1st Aug 2013.
    Cork County Council is no longer accepting applications for 2013/14 academic year.



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