Kerry third level students are being encouraged to apply for credit union bursaries.
Killarney and Cara Credit Unions have announced bursaries worth over €15,000, to help students and their families as the college year commences.
Killarney Credit Union will give a €4,000 bursary to four third level students, while Cara Credit Union has seven bursaries available worth a total of €10,500.
Full details are available online or in local branches.
Paul Bailey, Head of Communications with the Irish League of Credit Unions, says now is the time to plan for the coming semester.