Federal Tertiary Access Payment — APPLY NOW

Published: Monday, 17 January 2022
Uni student

Are You?

  • An outer regional or remote student
  • Relocating at least 90 mins from family home by public transport to commence a full-time higher-level tertiary education (Certificate IV or above)
  • Commencing study immediately following completion of year 12 or equivalent in 2020

Applications are open now for the Tertiary Access Payment, a $5000 one-off, means-tested (parental income under $250 000) payment to assist with costs of relocation – start-up expenses, costs of living, direct costs of education or training and the cost of traveling home in semester breaks.

TAP can be paid in addition to Youth Allowance/ABSTUDY, the Relocation Scholarship and the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships.

Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Application details:

Students relocating to study at a university should apply through their participating university, University students program details and information available here

Students relocating to study at a non-university higher education provider or a vocational education and training (VET) provider apply through Services Australia. Program details and information available here