The Government Laptop Loan Scheme Application Process is now open
To be eligible for loan of a laptop you must be registered as a full or part-time student in UL in 2021/22, be from one of the target groups identified in the National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education 2015-2019 and provide evidence of socio-economic disadvantage.
Please note that there is no guarantee that you will be successful in your application, even if you meet the criteria for this scheme.
UL must be satisfied that a student who receives a laptop under this scheme has demonstrated the financial need for the device to access their programme of study - i.e. that they or their family do not have the means to purchase such a device themselves.
If you do not meet any of the categories above you may be eligible to apply for the Student Assistance Fund which will open in early January 2022. See: https://ulsites.ul.ie/access/student-assistance-fund
Inquiries may be directed to Gov.LaptopLoanScheme@ul.ie
Apply HERE to Laptop Loam Scheme
To be eligible for a laptop you must be registered as a full or part-time student in 2021/21 and be from one of the designated 'disadvantaged' groups eligible under this government scheme. Eligibility will be on a needs basis and in accordance with the guidelines. UL must be satisfied that a student who receives a device under this grant has demonstrated the financial need for the device to access their programme of study - e.g. they or their family do not have the means to purchase such a device themselves. In deciding which students should receive a device, institutions are required to allocate them on the basis of the target groups identified in the National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education 2015 - 2021:
Students registered with a disability at UL or who have accessed UL through DARE and who can demonstrate a financial need
Further Education Award holders - i.e. those who have entered UL via QQI/FET pathways and demonstrate a need
Members of the Traveller and/or Roma communities
Other ethnic minorities, asylum seekers or University of Limerick Sanctuary students domiciled in Ireland
Any combination of one or more of the above.