You need to meet eligibility requirements to get a Student Start-up Loan.
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About the loan
The Student Start-up Loan is a voluntary $1,055 loan for eligible students who get Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY Living Allowance.
Who can get it
If you're a student getting Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY Living Allowance, you might be able to get a Student Start-up Loan.
You must be studying a Student Start-up Loan approved course to be eligible for the loan.
Loan periods and payments
There are 2 Loan periods each calendar year: