The government is to abolish all financial support for new postgraduate students from next year, scrapping existing grants and maintenance support, The Sunday Business Post has learned.
About 40 per cent of all full-time postgraduate students - some 9,000 this year - currently have their fees paid by the state and also qualify for maintenance grants.
From next year, the state support will end for new students, in a move the Department of Education expects will save...
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