Pensioner Education Supplement
A regular extra payment to help with study costs if you get certain income support from us.
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To get this you must be:
- getting a payment from us that has this benefit as an add on
- studying an approved course
- a full time student or a part time student in special circumstances.
Read the full conditions under eligibility and payment rates.
The 2017–18 Budget includes a measure Aligning the Pensioner Education Supplement and Education Entry Payment which may impact or change this information. The measure is subject to the passage of legislation.
You can get the supplement if you meet study rules and get certain payments from us or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
There are 2 different rates of Pensioner Education Supplement you can get depending on your circumstances.
Complete the following steps to claim Pensioner Education Supplement. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Page last updated: 31 August 2020
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