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

COVID Student Support Fund FAQs 10.12.20


DFHERIS Press release 17/12/20



What are the Undergraduate EU fees for the 2020/21 Academic years?

  2020.21 Undergraduate Fees List (Irish & EU) (26.2.20)

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.