Financing Options

Local Authority Grant

Local Authority Grant

You may be eligible for a local authority grant. Click here for further details:Department of Education and Science or www.studentfinance.ie. Qualification is subject to means, age, academic attainment and residence.

Scholarships

Scholarships

You can find information on financial assistance for students, and our wide range of scholarships.

Further information on scholarships can be found at Study Portals.

Tax relief

Tax relief

You can apply to the Revenue Commissioners for tax relief on your tuition fees. Click here for further details: Revenue Commissioners.

Student Loans

Student Loans

AIB UCD Branch have extensive experience assisting UCD Students select the best finance option for their needs.

For more information phone Cynthia Smith at AIB Bank UCD on 01 2694499, drop into the branch and have a chat with a student advisor or click here for more information

Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

Students from the US and Canada

Students from the US and Canada

You may be eligible for a US Federal Loan from the Department of Education or you can take out a private education loan from a bank in the US. To obtain information about Federal Loans please see http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Canadian students can apply for a loan from the Canadian Student Loan Program. Students may also be able to take out a private loan from the Canadian Higher Education Loan Program. Application forms are available from www.iefc.com and www.internationalstudentloan.com

Development Cooperation Ireland Fellowships

Development Cooperation Ireland Fellowships

The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, under the aegis of its Development Cooperation Ireland (DCI) Programme, offers annual funding to selected nationals from certain developing countries for post-graduate academic programmes in Irish third level institutions. Please consult the DCI website: http://www.dci.gov.ie/