Frequently Asked Questions
A dependent child means a child, including foster children, which are:
- Under the age 18
- Under the age of 23 in full time education
- Aged 18 or more and is certified permanently unable to work due to medical condition
What is the closing date for registration?
Applicants must have registered before the closing date of 20th December 2017.
My Church is not on the list of recognised churches, am I eligible?
If your church is not on the list you may still be eligible, although the church must be a recognised protestant church by the SEC.
I received an SEC grant last year, do I have to re-apply this year?
Yes, you must make an application for the 2018/19 school year even if you received grant for the previous school year.
Go to the Eircode site, enter your postal address and your code will be displayed.
What schools are included in the SEC Grant scheme?
Go to this page to see the list of schools included in the SEC Grant scheme.
Include the contact details for the applicant who you want to receive all communications regarding your SEC grant application.
Is my information secure?
Why is the Activation button not working?
Did you open the form using Acrobat Reader DC?
- Click the Start button on your task bar (usually found at the bottom left of the computer screen).
- Select All Programs from the pop-up menu.
- Verify that there is a folder called Adobe Acrobat listed.
If you don’t have Adobe Reader on your computer, you can download it for free here. Adobe may suggest installing software from other companies along with Reader. Usually you do not want or need those, so uncheck them unless you’re sure you want them. If you use PDF products apart from Adobe Reader DC, the form may not be fully functional.
Are you accessing the document on a phone or tablet?
What will happen when I send the activation email?
A message appeared about my webmail but nothing else has happened. What do I do now?
A draft email has been created in your default email folder.
Answer – Check the task bar, at the bottom of the screen, to see if there is an option waiting for your input.
Only include the rent/mortgage payments for the home that you live in.