Who can get it

If you're a student getting Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY Living Allowance, you might be able to get a Student Start-up Loan.

To get the Student Start-up Loan, you must do all of the following:

If you’re an ABSTUDY student but you don’t get any ABSTUDY Living Allowance, you may still be eligible. This is if you get any of these payments from us:

Who can’t get it

You can’t get a Student Start-up Loan if any of the following apply:

The scholarship from the NIAA may also be known as an Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship.

Page last updated: 3 March 2022