Student Start-up Loan
A voluntary loan you can get up to twice a year if you’re an eligible higher education student.
The Student Start-up Loan is a voluntary $1,094 loan for eligible students who get Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY Living Allowance.
If you're a student getting Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY Living Allowance, you might be able to get a Student Start-up Loan.
If you’re claiming Youth Allowance as a student, Austudy or ABSTUDY Living Allowance, you can apply for the Student Start-up Loan during your claim.
Page last updated: 5 November 2019
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