Eligibility for Austudy

To lodge an Austudy claim, you must be an Australian resident and be in Australia on the day you lodge your claim.

You may be eligible for Austudy if you are:

  • aged 25 years or more
  • studying full-time in an approved course at an approved educational institution, or undertaking a full-time Australian Apprenticeship
  • meet a personal income and assets test, and
  • meet residence requirements

Page last updated: 23 March 2016

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