A once a year payment if you get ABSTUDY or Youth Allowance. You must also need to move to or from a regional or remote area for higher education study.
The 2017–18 Budget includes the Better Targeting of the Relocation Scholarship measure which may change this information. The measure is subject to the passage of legislation.
You might get Relocation Scholarship if you’re a student getting Youth Allowance or ABSTUDY and you meet these rules.
You can get a Relocation Scholarship if you’re studying in a full time approved scholarship course.
You don’t need to apply for the Relocation Scholarship unless you’re doing a regional placement. You may still need to fill out a form, or tell us about changes to your situation.
Page last updated: 1 December 2020
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