Over 700 Donegal students to have grants cut

first_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH It is claimed that over 700 third level students in Donegal will see a significant cut to their grants as a result of the Budget 2011 measure to change the criteria for the non-adjacent rate of grants.According to Sinn Fein, 777 Donegal students who previously qualified for the full non-adjacent rate of €3,120 will now receive €1,250.Students from disadvantaged backgrounds who previously qualified for the special rate of €6,100 will now receive €2,445. This is on top of a 4% cut in student grants across the board.Donegal North-East Deputy, Padraig McLaughlin, said these cuts to grants, will force many people out of education……[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/1pad.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Twitter Twitter Google+ Facebook Over 700 Donegal students to have grants cut News By News Highland – July 1, 2011 Pinterest Pinterestcenter_img Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson WhatsApp Previous articleIrish soldier appears in court on rape chargeNext articleViable pipe bomb found near Strabane playpark News Highland WhatsApp Google+ NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img

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