HEAR applicants must meet a range of financial, social and cultural indicators (criteria) to be considered for a reduced points place and extra college support. Here is a list of all the HEAR indicators.
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- 1. Income
- Your family income falls on or below the HEAR Income Limit.
- 2. Medical Cards
- Your family has a Medical Card or GP Visit Card on 31 December 2016.
- 3. Means Tested Social Welfare Payment
- Your family received a means-tested payment from the Department of Social Protection for at least 26 weeks in 2015.
Social and Cultural Indicators:
To be eligible for the HEAR Scheme you must meet the Low Income indicator (no. 1) plus a combination of two other indicators.
Combinations that allow you to take part in the HEAR Scheme are: