Pensioner Education Supplement

A regular extra payment to help with study costs if you get certain income support from us.

Eligibility basics

  • 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.

Page last updated: 12 May 2018