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HEA Free Tuition Fee Initiative

Free Fees Scheme

Tuition fees may be paid in respect of full-time undergraduate students undertaking approved courses in eligible institutions.

In order to qualify for free tuition fees, students must meet both Nationality and Residency requirements. (Please note that the Student Contribution Charge and Class Materials /Health & Safety fees, if applicable, are in addition to Tuition Fees.) 

For information on the eligibility, criteria for the free fees scheme please click here.

Please note, students who are eligible for the Free Fees Scheme are required to pay a student contribution charge of €3,000 per year (2019/20 academic year). Students may apply to SUSI for a grant towards their student contribution or tuition fees. Further information on fee grants can be found here.

Citizens Information - Free Fees Scheme​