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.

Page last updated: 3 March 2022