Can I get a student payment?

1 October 2019

You may be able to get a student payment if you’re studying at university, TAFE or doing an apprenticeship.

As the year starts drawing to a close, there are a couple of things you may be wondering:

  • What should my resolution for the New Year be?
  • Should I pursue further study next year?
  • If I study, can I get a student payment?

There are certain criteria you need to meet in order get a student payment. You need to be studying in an approved course or traineeship, generally full time, to get a student payment.

If you’re studying next year you can apply for:


Next steps

You can use payment and service finder to find out if you can get a student payment.

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Page last updated: 8 October 2019