You must be studying an eligible course of higher education. The main types of full-time courses we fund are as follows.
- Validated first degree courses at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom
- Validated first degree courses at Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, University College Cork, University College Galway and University College Maynooth
- One year Higher National Certificates (HNC)
- Some graduate entry degrees (excluding fees and bursary)
- Two year Higher National Diplomas (HND)
- Diploma in Higher Education
- Certificate of Higher Education
Funding is also available for certain courses at private-funded institutions.
There is no funding available for full-time distance learning courses.