HEAR

Indicator 1 – Low Income
Is the household income below the HEAR Income threshold in 2019?
Indicator 2 – Medical Card
Is the applicant or his/her mother/father/guardian in receipt of a medical card (in date on 31st December 2020)?
Indicator 3 – Social Welfare
Is the applicant’s mother/father/guardian in receipt of a means-tested social welfare payment (for a minimum of 26 weeks in the relevant year) 2019?
Indicator 4 – Socio-Economic Grouping (based on occupation and employment status)
Is the applicant a member of a group underrepresented in higher education?
Indicator 5 – DEIS School
Did the applicant attend a school part of the Department of Education & Science “DEIS” scheme (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) for the duration of their second level education?
Indicator 6 – Geographical Area
Does the applicant live in an area of concentrated disadvantage?
The combinations for eligibility are:
INDICATOR 1 plus 2 plus 4 or 5 or 6
INDICATOR 1 plus 3 plus 4 or 5 or 6
INDICATOR 1 plus 4 plus 5 or 6
INDICATOR 1 plus 5 plus 6

Posted by / February 7, 2017