College Student Loans

College Student Loans

To Get You Started!

A Loan that suits your from the Credit Union you trust.

Gurranabraher Credit Union understand that our members need different things at different stages in their education journey. This is why we have introduced our College Student Loan to help students to take the pressure off

Who can apply for a College Student Loan?

The College Student Loan is available to any Gurranabraher Credit Union member enrolling or currently enrolled in any full time third level education course. Courses must have a minimum duration of at least one academic year.

Freedom Student Loan Benefits

When you receive a loan from us you will find many advantages in comparison to other institutions:

Gurranabraher Credit Union 

The Key Details

 MASTERS LOAN3rd LEVEL LOANBACK TO SCHOOL LOAN
What?Student loans for postgraduate Masters degrees in all subjects, including taught and research programmes.  Available for full-time,part-time and distance learning courses.Student loans for all CAO recognised courses in all subjects.  Available for full-time, part-time and distance learning courses.Student loans for primary and secondary school costs
How much?Up to €20,000, payable in installments over the term of the course.  Part-time loans capped at €5,000 per year.Up to €20,000, payable in installments over the term of the course.  Part-time loans capped at €5,000 per year.Up to €1,000 per annum
Who?Gurranabraher Credit Union MembersGurranabraher Credit Union MembersGurranabraher Credit Union Members
Where?Any Irish universityAny CAO recognised courseAny CAO recognised course
When?For courses beginning on or after 1st August 2016For courses beginning on or after 1st August 2016For courses beginning on or after 1st August 2016
Restrictions?Max loan term of 5 years.Max loan term of 5 years.Max loan term of 12 Months. Loan must be separate from any other loans with the Credit Union.
Guarantor maybe required.Guarantor maybe required.
Any course fees must be madeAny course fees must be made
payable directly to the relevantpayable directly to the relevant Educational Institution.
Educational Institution.Loan must be separate from
Loan must be separate fromany other loans with the Credit Union.
any other loans with the Credit Union.Subsequent draw downs subject to
Subsequent draw downs subject toloan repayments being up to date.
loan repayments being up to date. 
Applications?Apply here or drop inApply here or drop inApply here or drop in
Interest Rate?Special loan rate appliesSpecial loan rate appliesSpecial loan rate applies
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