A group of payments for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students or apprentices.
- you're an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian, and
- in an approved course, Australian Apprenticeship or traineeship, and
- not getting another payment to study or train
In this section
Eligibility & payment rates
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get ABSTUDY, and how much you'll get.
Check if you're eligible before you start your claim. To get ABSTUDY, you need to claim over the phone or with printed forms by the closing date.
Managing your payment
Your options and obligations for ABSTUDY.
Tools, information and other services we offer.
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with ABSTUDY.