Finances
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Click HERE to get some useful information including the opening times for the Bank of Ireland, Mary I Branch.

 

Student Finance

The Student Grant is the main source of financial assistance and anyone who is thinking of embarking on further study should investigate whether they are eligible.  The Student Grant section of www.studentfinance.ie is the most comprehensive source of information on the available schemes that you will find anywhere in Ireland. It provides a handy step-by-step guide to eligibility in clear, plain English

 

Rates of the Maintenance Grant for the Financial Year 2014

Levels of Grant

 Non-adjacent Rate 

 Adjacent Rate 

 Student Contribution Paid? 

Special rate of maintenance grant

5,915

2,375

?

Standard rate-100% maintenance

3,025

1,215

?

Standard rate-75% maintenance

2,270

910

?

Standard rate-50% maintenance

1,515

605

?

Standard rate-25% maintenance

755

305

?

Students who live (your home house, not your student house) within 45km of Mary I receive the adjacent grant.  The non- adjacent rate applies to everyone else.

 

Stuff to Remember

You should budget your money around the times your grant comes through although you can expect delays at the best of times. If you are concerned about your grant or have any major issues please contact the MIC Grants Office on 061-204909 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We would also encourage any student who comes under severe financial hardship while in college to make contact with a member of the SU or Maura Moore in the Access Office. We cannot perform miracles but it doesn’t mean we won’t try. You can contact Maura Moore (Access & Disability Officer) on 061-204927 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.