Tertiary Student Finance Scheme - Publicly-funded Programmes (TSFS)
Tertiary Student Finance Scheme - Publicly-funded Programmes (TSFS)

Statistics

Statistics
Academic Year 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21
(as at 30.6.2021)
Student population 99 852 99 955 98 370
No. of applications
- received
- with results issued

23 741
23 741

22 319
22 319

21 945
21 873
No. of applicants
- with assistance paid
- with grant paid
- offered loan
- with loan paid

19 519
19 498
19 205
4 381

17 994
17 980
17 860
3 827

17 527
17 521
17 355
3 163
Average amount paid^
- assistance
- grant
- loan

$49,677
$40,997
$38,871

$50,620
$41,903
$41,140

$50,977
$43,172
$43,329
Total amount of
- grant paid^
- loan offered
- loan paid^

$799.35m
$781.32m
$170.30m

$753.43m
$755.99m
$157.44m

$756.42m
$775.52m
$137.05m

^ Approved grant and/or loan will be paid in one or more than one instalment(s). The amount of assistance paid in 2020/21 shown in the table above does not reflect the full amount of assistance paid in the year until the 2020/21 application cycle ends.

Further Information

Joint Committee on Student Finance

Further Information

Cancellation of Loan