The website also includes an eligibility reckoner to help applicants assess their qualification for funding and a guide on how to apply.

In a FAQ page on its website SUSI reassures applicants that Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment will not affect student grants in academic year.

Grant applications for the 2020/21 academic year will be based on an applicants income in 2019.

But, if an applicant has experienced a change in circumstances in this current crisis which is not temporary, and is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, they may apply their application assessed under the change in circumstances provision.