Financial help if you're 25 or older and studying or an Australian Apprentice.
To get this you must be:
- 25 or older
- a full time student in an approved course or Australian Apprenticeship
- under the income test limits.
Read the full conditions under who can get it.
You need to meet certain criteria to get Austudy if you're a student or Australian Apprentice.
Complete the following steps to claim Austudy. Before you start, check if you can get it.
There may be one or more waiting periods that apply before you get your first Austudy payment.
Page last updated: 26 March 2021
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