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Student payments

The following payments are available for eligible students:

Youth Allowance - a payment for full-time students and Australian Apprentices aged 16 to 24 years old.

Austudy - a payment for full-time students and Australian Apprentices aged 25 years and older.

ABSTUDY - a living allowance payment plus a range of extra benefits for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Higher education students receiving student payments could also be eligible for the Student Start-up Loan and/or the Relocation Scholarship.

 

Who can get student payments

Use the 'Payment Finder' to see which payment(s) you could get while you study.

You can also check Centrelink's Guide to payments and payment rates.