A regular extra payment to help with study costs if you get certain income support from us.
- getting a payment from us that has this benefit as an add on and
- studying an approved course and
- a full time student or
- a part time student if you’re a single parent, get some kinds of income support payments from us or have a disability, illness or injury
The 2017–18 Budget includes a measure Aligning the Pensioner Education Supplement and Education Entry Payment which may impact or change this information. The measure is subject to the passage of legislation.
In this section
Eligibility & payment rates
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Pensioner Education Supplement, and how much you'll get.
Check if you’re eligible before you start your claim. You can claim the Pensioner Education Supplement if you study an approved secondary or tertiary course.
Managing your payment
Your options and obligations for the Pensioner Education Supplement.
Tools, information and other services we offer.
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Pensioner Education Supplement.