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

Statistics

Statistics
Academic Year 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
(As at 30.6.2019)
Student population 101 006 101 104 99 852
No. of applications
- received
- with results issued

27 991
27 991

25 922
25 922

23 741
23 702
No. of applicants
- with assistance paid
- with grant paid
- offered loan
- with loan paid

23 364
23 319
23 201
5 742

21 724
21 689
21 383
5 060

19 512
19 492
19 315
4 351
Average amount paid^
- assistance
- grant
- loan

$49,205
$40,259
$36,716

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

$49,700
$41,051
$38,974
Total amount of
- grant paid^
- loan offered
- loan paid^

$938.80m
$904.24m
$210.82m

$885.14m
$859.16m
$192.39m

$800.17m
$786.65m
$169.58m

^ Approved grant and/or loan will be paid in one or more than one instalment(s). The amount of assistance paid in 2018/19 shown in the table above does not reflect the full amount of assistance paid in the year until the 2018/19 application cycle ends.

Further Information

Joint Committee on Student Finance

Further Information

Cancellation of Loan