We provide means-tested financial aid to support necessitous Protestants attending secondary schools under Protestant management. The Protestant Block Grant scheme has been funded by the Department of Education since 1968.


Registration for 2022/23 is still open for children starting in school next year! Request the Registration Form from your school when accepting a place.

Existing applicants have until 30 November to submit their Application Forms


Review the Eligibility Criteria for the SEC grant and list of schools participating in the scheme.


See the list of Recognised Protestant denominations that can apply for the grant and access your downloadable verification of religion form.

How to apply

How to apply for SEC Grant, and documents needed to support your application.

Click here to test your possible grant allocation.