COVID Student Support Fund

Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science, Simon Harris TD  and Minister of State for Skills & Further Education, Niall Collins, TD have announced a once off Covid-19 emergency grant/allowance of €250.00 for third-level students - 

All full-time EU (European Union) Undergraduate & Postgraduate students registered as such on the Student Records System as at 1st November, 2020 in a publicly funded Higher Education Institute are eligible for the payment.  If you are eligible, there is no requirement for you to apply for the payment, you will receive an email from the University Fees & Grants Office once the credit note has been processed onto your student fee account. 

  • Students who avail of SUSI supports will receive a €250.00 top-up in their Grant payment before Christmas -

  • ​Student who do not receive SUSI supports will be contacted by Maynooth University Fees & Grants Office with details of how you will receive your €250.00 credit note.


COVID Student Support Fund - Frequently Asked Questions




What are the Undergraduate EU fees for the 2020/21 Academic years?
Once a student registers on a course they immediately become liable to payment of fees for the period of registration up to the date they officially withdraw.


Please note that during the registration process, full fee liability will appear i.e. tuition fee + student contribution + student levy - please pay the fee that is relevant to your own registration i.e

  • if you are entitled to the Exchequer free tuition fees and no SUSI funding, you are liable to pay your student levy + 50%  of the full student contribution fee;  

  • if you are entitled to the Exchequer free tuition fees and are entitled SUSI funding, you are liable to pay your student levy + submit your SUSI application number;

  • if you are repeating a year and do not qualify for the Exchequer free fees, you are liable to pay your student levy + student contribution + 50% tuition fee.

Please note that the Exchequer free fees are uploaded onto all UG accounts post registration of all University students i.e. usually November.


The University is not bound by any error in, or omission from, the information contained on this website.  Unless otherwise indicated all fees listed cover one Academic year only.  The published fee list maybe subject to change, students should always liaise directly with the Fees & Grants Office to ensure they are quoted the correct fee and receive the correct advise/guidance pertaining to their student fee account.  Please note we cannot stand over incorrect fees quoted or incorrect advice/guidance provided by any other Department within the University.

At all times when contacting us please ensure to quote your 8 digit student number.  Under GDPR regulations all correspondence is with the registered student, should the need arise to nominate a person to liaise on your behalf please email a request through to in the first inst.

Wishing you every success in your studies with us.

Maynooth University, Fees & Grants Office Team.