Who can get Austudy

You may be able to get Austudy if you're a student ot Australian Apprentice.

You’ll need to meet:

  • residence rules
  • an income test, and
  • an assets test

Students

You must be:

  • 25 or older
  • studying full time in an approved course at an approved institution

Apprentices

You must be:

  • 25 or older
  • doing an Australian Apprenticeship

If you’re getting Youth Allowance as a student or Australian Apprentice when you turn 25, you won’t transfer to Austudy. You’ll keep getting Youth Allowance until you finish your course or apprenticeship.

Page last updated: 18 October 2017