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August 17, 2007

Financial Support for Students from South Kildare

Kildare Community Partnership The Kildare Community Partnership, the local development agency based at Jigginstown, Naas will administer the Millennium Partnership Fund providing support for 3rd Level students who are from South County Kildare and who are eligible under on or more of the following headings:

  • Mature students re-entering education 
  • Disadvantaged third level rural students
  • Disadvantaged third level students
  • Students who are independent parents
  • Students with disabilities

The supports may cover accommodation/ rent, transport, childcare and books. 

For details on eligibility and application form please phone The Kildare Community Partnership on 045 895450, email or visit our website

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 17th October 2007.  

The Millennium Partnership Fund 2007-2008 is funded by the Department of Education and Science under the National Development Plan 2007-2013, with assistance from the European Social Fund.

Last year over 30 students from South County Kildare were supported by the Millennium Partnership Fund.  All of the students supported were extremely positive about the impact the awards had made to their educational progress.

For further details please contact Dolores McCarthy 087 2310094