To get the allowance, you must be getting or have gotten one of the following:
- ABSTUDY Living Allowance, paid at the masters and doctorate rate now or within the past 2 years
- ABSTUDY Pensioner Education Supplement, now or within the past 2 years
- Defence Force Income Support Allowance under the Veterans’ Entitlement Act 1986, before 1 January 2022.
You must be or have been a full time or concessional study load masters or doctorate student.