Dáil Éireann - Volume 423 - 07 October, 1992

Written Answers. - Grant Application.

216. Mr. Howlin asked the Minister for Education the reason a grant has been refused to a mature student (details supplied) in County Wexford who intends to pursue a course of studies at St. John's Seminary, County Waterford, validated by Maynooth College and leading to a BA (Theology) degree which will be conferred at Maynooth College; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for Education (Mr. S. Brennan): The course of studies in question is not recognised by my Department for the purposes of the higher education grants scheme or for any form of State subvention.