Getting ready for college?

We can help with your finances before you go so you can focus on enjoying your college experience when you get there. We’ll help you budget for college and calculate your expenses so not only will you know the costs of attending college, but you’ll be prepared for going. Credit Unions help students finance college. It’s an exciting time for you and we want to give you confidence that you can afford it.

Student Current Account
Our new Current Account gives you instant access to your money through our Mastercard® Debit Card, a secure app and online portal, mobile functionality, and best of all, there’s free day-to-day banking for Students! You also get access to Mastercard Priceless Cities with digital experiences like free yoga classes and priority access to sporting and music events. The Student Current Account is available to Credit Union members enrolling or currently enrolled in full-time third-level education. For more information on our click on the link Current Account.

Features & Benefits:
Free day-to-day banking
Mastercard Debit Card with Contactless
Online & Mobile banking
Overdraft for emergency funds
Student Loans with reduced interest rates
Access to Mastercard Priceless Cities

Student Loans
Credit Unions are renowned for helping students finance college and helping them achieve their educational goals.  At Tipperary Credit Union we offer a reduced rate loan to students and flexible repayments. For more information on our student loans click on the link Student Loans

Parental Loans
A parent or guardian can apply for a personal loan for the purpose of assisting you with your studies. For more information on our education loans click on the link Education Loans

Other Services

Tipperary Credit Union operates a Student Scholarship Scheme for members the first year of a recognised Third Level or Post Leaving Cert course or Trade Apprenticeships. The John Gaynor memorial scholarship is an open draw and is not based on academic achievement. The draw is strictly supervised and controlled.

Six lucky students each year will qualify for this scholarship, worth €1,500 each. For more information click on the link John Gaynor Memorial Student Scholarship Scheme

Important Information:
In order to open a Student Current Account and avail of a fee concession, you must be aged 16 – 25 years, resident in the Republic of Ireland, and in full-time third-level education. If you are 16 or 17 years of age, we require the consent of your parent or guardian for you to open an account. Fees and charges apply for using your Debit Card for purchases and cash withdrawals in a foreign currency. Terms and Conditions apply. For overdrafts and loans, you must be 18 years or older. Lending criteria, terms, and conditions apply. A parental/guardian guarantee may be required.