The money will assist with rent, food, childcare and providing mental health services.
Over €700,000 in funding is being allocated to support the students at the new Technological University of the Shannon.
The Athlone campus will receive €417,000 to provide financial supports, like rent, food, childcare and class materials.
While €272,000 is also going towards mental health to recruit more student councillors.
Student Resource Centre Manager for TUS Sarah La Cumbre says the funding is essential, as the demand for mental heath supports increased significantly since the pandemic: