Student Finance

Studying at third level can be financially demanding. Students can consult this webpage for financial advice.

IADT 1916 'Leaders and Learners' Bursary 2019/20

IADT is delighted to invite applications for the 1916 ‘Leaders and Learners’ Bursary 2019–2020. The bursary is funded by the Department of Education and Skills and it aims to provide support for economically disadvantaged students from groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education.

IADT is offering 8 bursaries of €5,000 per annum for the duration of a student’s undergraduate degree. Applications are invited from students entering higher education in September 2019, for full or part-time degree programme of greater than 2 years’ duration.

Information on the bursary and how to apply is available HERE


Student Grants - SUSI

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 grants please go to


Money And Budgeting Service (MABS)

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:

Consumer Help

This website provides excellent advice on managing your finances as well as an online budget planner.

The Student's Union Childcare Subsidy Fund

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 Student's Union Financial Support

The Student's Union has some funds available for financial support. Please consult the IADTSU website for further details.

Student Assistance Fund

Information on the Student Assistance Fund and how to apply is available here.