Student Grants

LMETB will continue to process renewal applications for students who have been awarded a grant from us. If students are changing to a new course or progressing to a new course (be it add-on or otherwise) they should apply to SUSI through

For information with regard to the 2017/2018 academic year, please click on the following links to view documents

Grant Renewal Form 2017/2018

Statement of Social Welfare 2016

Student Support Act 2011
Student Support Regulations 2017
Student Grant Scheme 2017

Students changing from your current course or progressing to a new course (be it an add on course or otherwise) will need to make the new application online to  the new single awarding authority SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland through

Please visit for information regarding all aspects of financial support to students and a link to the SUSI online grant application process.

Contact details for LMETB

LMETB Administrative Office,
Chapel Street,
Co. Louth
Tel: 042 933 4047

Department of Social Protection Fraud Controls

Students are reminded that Institutions of Education are required to provide details of student enrolments to the Department of Social Protection, to identify possible abuses of the Social Welfare System. You are not entitled to receive a Social Welfare payment while attending a full-time course of study unless you have received prior approval from the Department under the terms of the scheme. It is Department of Social Protection policy to consider for prosecution ALL cases of fraud and abuse of the Social Welfare system. All information is treated as confidential and is subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act.

Department of Social Protection
For more information visit