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Students advised to seek grant

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has urged students who haven’t submitted their grant funding applications for the 2016/2017 academic year to do so immediately, as the deadline is this Friday. SUSI, the national student grant awarding body, opened its online application system on April 5 and has received 70,000 applications to date for the 2016/2017 academic year. “SUSI are expecting to receive about 110,000 applications for the 2016/2017 academic year.” Annie Hoey, USI president, said. “We are encouraging students who are considering applying for a grant to go to the SUSI website, www.susi.ie, as soon as possible, check the eligibility criteria and submit their application before the deadline. Students this year are in a better position to those in previous years, as they can find out if they are awarded grants before they receive their results and CAO offers, unlike previous years, where leaving cert students had to wait until late CAO offers and results came in before …

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Saturday deadline for student grants applications

Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) is urging students who have yet to submit their applications for student grant funding for the 2015/2016 academic year to do so now. The deadline for applications is this Saturday. SUSI is currently in its fourth year of operations and opened its 2015/2016 online application system, for new and renewal student grants, on April 23. To-date SUSI has received 85,000 applications. “We are expecting to receive approximately 110,000 applications for the 2015/2016 academic year. We have received 85,000 applications to-date and we would urge students to apply before the deadline of August 1 to ensure that their applications receive priority,” advised “After we receive online applications we write to students requesting supporting documentation. It is imperative that students get this requested documentation back to us within the specified timeframe otherwise there will be a delay in the processing of their applications,” he added. SUSI is encouraging encourages students to visit its website www.susi.ie to review …

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