Third Level Students

Third Level Students

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.

John Gaynor Memorial Student Scholarship Scheme

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.

Everything you want in a current account from Tipperary Credit Union

Student Accounts are available to student members between the ages of 16 – 25

  • If you are 16 or 17 years of age, we require the consent of a parent/guardian to open a current account
  • Students aged 16 to 25 years are eligible for fee concession if pursuing a verified full-time course of study for one or more years

Key Benefits

  • Easy to sign up
  • Same friendly service
  • Globally accepted Mastercard® Debit Card
  • Use in-store, online or at ATMs
  • Cashback available at participating retailers
  • Contactless payment
  • Transparent Fees
  • No surcharge interest on overdrafts
  • Automate regular payments using Standing Orders & Direct Debits
  • Stay in control with our Mobile App, eStatements and eFee Advices
  • Secure online shopping
  • 24/7 support for lost/stolen debit cards

Student Loans

Are you heading to Third Level? If so we can help you finance your education so you can focus on enjoying your college experience when you get there. Our Smart Start Student Loan rate is a special low rate designed to help your college journey.

NEW ** This rate is now also available to Students borrowing for a car to travel to and from a full-time 3rd level course.