Tertiary students and Australian Apprentices

We have payments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are full time tertiary students or Australian Apprentices.

If you’re a full time tertiary student or Australian Apprentice and are eligible for ABSTUDY, we have the following payments:

Depending on your circumstances, if you get ABSTUDY Living Allowance, you may also get other payments such as:

If you need to be away from home or your study location, you may get ABSTUDY Away from Base Assistance.

You may get more than 1 ABSTUDY payment at a time. Depending on your situation you may only have to apply once.

Page last updated: 20 January 2021