Student Finance + Scholarships

Studying at third level can be financially demanding. Scholarship details and finance advice are available below.

The student grant is the main source of financial help available from the Irish State for students in and full-time higher education undergraduate courses.

Grants are awarded by a national body called Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI).

For all information on SUSI grants & to apply please visit

SUSI Student Grant - Tips for Applicants
SUSI Student Grant - Tips for Applicants

IADT is delighted to participate in the Uversity Higher Education Scholarships for 2020. 

The scholarships are intended to remove financial barriers so that older learners can unlock their potential and realise their ambitions.  They will provide multi-annual financial support for recipients to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree for the first time.  Scholarships can be any subject area and will be tailored to recipients’ financial circumstances.   Preference will be given to candidates on full-time programmes. 

Applicants must apply directly to Uversity by 20th APRIL 2020 with their biographical and contact details, education and employment to date, a motivation statement and details of two referees.   

See for further information. 

The Childcare Subsidy Fund is overseen and administered by your Students' Union. Students who are in full-time education and who have children in registered childcare can avail of the fund. For more details please consult the IADTSU website.

The Money and Budgeting Service is a national support body providing assistance in managing personal finances. MABS DunLaoghaire provides workshops on campus during the academic year and students can avail of individual support directly through the MABS office. Dun Laoghaire MABS: Ground Floor, Marina House, Clarence Street, Dun Laoghaire. Tel: 0761 07 2530 Email: