Tertiary Access Payment 2024

Published: Friday, 19 April 2024
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Tertiary Access Payment 2024 – APPLY NOW !!

The Tertiary Access Payment is a one-off, means tested payment for rural and remote students commencing study in Semester 1 or Semester 2 in the year following year 12, of up to $5000, to assist with the cost of relocation – start-up expenses, cost of living, direct costs of education or training and the cost of travelling home in semester breaks.

Do you fulfil these eligibility criteria?

  • Do you live in an inner regional, outer regional, remote or very remote area AND
  • Commencing study in the year immediately following completion of year 12 or equivalent AND
  • Studying a full-time university course, a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course or other higher education course (Certificate IV or above) of a minimum duration of one year AND
  • Relocating at least 90 minutes from your regional or remote family home by public transport to commence a higher-level tertiary education AND
  • Combined parental income is $250,000 or less

Visit Services Australia here for full details including eligibility criteria and to apply.  Applications open on 1 January and close 31 December in the year of application

Tertiary Access Payment Fact Sheet

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