1200 students to receive higher education grants

Kerry students who have applied for a higher education grant may have to wait up to six weeks before finding out if they are eligible to receive money.Deadline for the receipt of applications is at 1pm on Wednesday. Assistant Staff Officer in Kerry County Council Margaret Geaney says 1200 students will receive a higher education grant for university and this will include 400 new recipients. She says each candidate will be means tested.