Student Start-up Loan

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.

To get the Student Start-up Loan, you must:

  • get Youth Allowance as a student, Austudy or ABSTUDY Living Allowance
  • study a Student Start-up Loan approved course, and
  • apply during the loan period and at least 35 days before your course ends

Who can’t get it

You can’t get the Student Start-up Loan if, for the same loan period, you get a:

  • Student Start-up Scholarship paid by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, or
  • Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship paid by the Department of Education
This information was printed Thursday 23 May 2019 from https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/student-start-loan/eligibility/who-can-get-it It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.

Page last updated: 31 January 2019