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The main financial support available for eligible students attending full-time further and higher education courses is the student grant, which may include a maintenance grant and/or a fee grant, depending on eligibility – Student Grant Scheme
If you are unemployed, you may be paid either Jobseeker’s Allowance (JA) or Jobseeker’s Benefit (JB). Both payments are paid by the Department of Social Protection (DSP). – More details here
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Rent Supplement is paid to people living in private rented accommodation who cannot afford the cost of their accommodation from their own resources.
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These allow people to access Family Doctor or GP services, community health services, dental services, prescription medicine costs, hospital care and a range of other benefits free of charge.
Child Benefit (previously known as Children’s Allowance) is payable to the parents or guardians of children under 16 years of age, or under 18 years of age if the child is in full-time education, FÁS Youthreach training or has a disability.
Back to Education
The back to education allowance is an education scheme for people in receipt of certain social welfare payments who wish to pursue a full-time second level or third level course of education.
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