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

Statistics

Statistics
Academic Year 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
(as at 30.9.2019)
Student population 101 104 99 852 99 955
No. of applications
- received
- with results issued

25 922
25 922

23 741
23 741

20 229
11 559
No. of applicants
- with assistance paid
- with grant paid
- offered loan
- with loan paid

21 724
21 689
21 383
5 060

19 519
19 498
19 205
4 381

10 304
10 298
10 329
1 481
Average amount paid^
- assistance
- grant
- loan

$49,601
$40,811
$38,022

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

$25,046
$22,073
$20,771
Total amount of
- grant paid^
- loan offered
- loan paid^

$885.14m
$859.16m
$192.39m

$799.35m
$781.32m
$170.30m

$227.31m
$450.87m
$30.76m

^ Approved grant and/or loan will be paid in one or more than one instalment(s). The amount of assistance paid in 2019/20 shown in the table above does not reflect the full amount of assistance paid in the year until the 2019/20 application cycle ends.

Further Information

Joint Committee on Student Finance

Further Information

Cancellation of Loan