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Fee Support Policy for Staff Pursuing Advanced Qualifications Outside of DIT

DIT Wide Competition

Each year DIT Staff are invited to apply for Fee Support for Post Graduate Programmes that they will be taking in other Third Level Institutions. The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 20th December.

Details of the Policy are available here and the application forms are available here: 

It is important to read all of the provisions of the Policy before completing the application form. 

Note: The application form must be printed for signature of Head of School/Appropriate Manager and Director

College/Directorate Competitions

This Policy also provides for local College/Directorate Competitions for Fee Support where discretionary funding is available (Ref: Section 1.2 of Policy).  Details of these competitions will be circulated by Directors.  Where local competitions are being held, the closing date will be March each year.

Note for staff who are in receipt of fee support since before February 2009:

The conditions of the old Fee Support Scheme will continue to apply to staff in receipt of support since before February 2009 until such time as they complete (or cease) their programmes of study or reach the maximum number of years for which support is allowed. Click the following link to download  details of the Scheme and Old Fee Support Application Form‌. 


A list of FAQs is available here

For additional information, e-mail