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Laptop Lending Scheme Application Form

Mary Immaculate College is now receiving applications for the COVID-19 Laptop Lending Scheme.

For the academic year 2021/22, through the COVID supports grant scheme, MIC will have a limited number of laptops available to loan to eligible students whether they are on campus or studying from home. 

Students must be in receipt of a SUSI grant or a means-tested social welfare payment.  Priority will be given to students of target groups identified under the National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education 2015-2021 who are socio-economically disadvantaged. 

For terms & conditions and more information on the scheme and eligibility, please click here.

Completing this form:

Please fill in all the fields required, including your student email address (not personal email address).

When you have entered all the relevant information, double-check it before scrolling to the bottom of the form.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. All personal data collected will be processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which you can review here.

If you have difficulty completing this online process, contact Webmaster@mic.ul.ie

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Personal Information

Eircode: (You can find your Eircode at https://finder.eircode.ie/#/)

General Information

Please tick boxes as appropriate (Applicants must belong to one of these categories to be eligible to apply for this Laptop Scheme).

(Proof of SUSI award/Social welfare payment/personal statement & P21 must be supplied)

Category

Access Target Groups: (tick as appropriate)

Please tick all of the following Access Target Groups which apply to you: (Proof of belonging to target groups must be supplied)*

Access Target Groups

I have applied to MIC as follows: (tick as appropriate):

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Digital Information

What device(s) are you going use to access your teaching and assessment materials during this academic year? Please indicate all that apply:

Devices

Do you share devices with others?

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Personal Statement

If there is any information that you feel should be taken into account when your application is considered, you should include it here. There is a maximum of 250 words in this section. You should consider the following:

  • Your personal and/or family circumstances.

  • How the Scheme will help you achieve your goals and ambitions?

  • What barriers have you faced in achieving your goals and ambitions?

  • Have you/your family experienced severe financial hardship/change in circumstances?

Income based eligibility:

  • All applicants must provide a confirmation of gross household income via P21 or Notice of Assessment for self (and spouse/partner or parent(s) or guardian(s), if applicable) for 2020 and/or Statement of total household DEASP benefits received in 2020.
  • If applying for the scheme as a SUSI applicant, you must submit copy of the SUSI letter/email for 2021/22. You must include your reckonable income page with your approval page.
  • Social Welfare Payment: If applying for the scheme as a social welfare recipient, you must submit evidence of your weekly payment (amount/type).

*Access Target Groups:

Proof of belonging to target groups must be provided, such as: a letter from TUSLA, Travellers Group, DSP Lone Parent/Disability, legal status in country or letter from refugee support groups, results from FE/PLC programme etc.

Privacy Notice: MIC values your privacy and recognises the need to process your personal data in a fair, transparent and lawful manner in accordance with the legal obligations as set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Irish Data Protection Act 2018.

Declaration: I certify that the information provided on this form is true, complete and accurate. I also agree that the information I provide may be used for the purposes of reporting on the laptop lending scheme to the HEA and Department of Education and Skills.

Please do not forward your application until it is complete with ALL the necessary supporting documentation.

Supporting Documentation: if sending four or more documents, please email these to laptopscheme@mic.ul.ie

Upload requirements

I consent that personal information and supporting documentation supplied by me in this application will be used by MIC to assess my eligibilty for the Laptop Lending Scheme. Information for this application will be processed by the Access & Disability Office and Student Academic Administration. I agree to this data being kept for the duration of my studies plus one year. I understand that I have a right to withdraw my consent at any time. Read the MIC Student Data Protection Privacy NoticeMary Immaculate College (MIC) maintains the highest quality of excellence in its approach to the management of information and data under its control. For further information on MIC's data protection compliance please visit https://www.mic.ul.ie/about-mic/information-compliance