A once a year payment if you get ABSTUDY or Youth Allowance and need to move from a regional or remote area for higher education study.
Eligibility & payment rates
To be eligible for the Relocation Scholarship you must meet certain criteria.
To get a Relocation Scholarship as an independent there must be a special reason.
Your payment rate of Relocation Scholarship depends on your circumstances.
Your family home location
Where your family home is determines if you can get a Relocation Scholarship and your payment rate in your second and third years of study.
You must be studying in a full time approved scholarship course.
When you turn 22
Most people won’t qualify for a Relocation Scholarship after they turn 22.
Approved scholarship courses
Your course must lead to a degree or diploma to get Relocation Scholarship.
You can get a Relocation Scholarship if you need to move away from home for a practical placement.
Managing your payment
Tell us about changes
We need to know about changes that could stop your Relocation Scholarship.
Manage your money
We’ve got advice and tools to help you with budgeting, borrowing and credit, and managing debt.
Read about how to manage your money.