Once you have decided upon your career path and researched the courses needed to obtain your qualification then it might be a good to start thinking about how you are going to not only pay for your course but also how you are going to manage while studying.
Australia has a great number of financial aid options available to eligible students but allowances will vary depending on each individuals personal circumstances. Prior to signing up or committing to a course ensure you have researched your eligibility first by checking with Centrelink.
Austudy – Austudy is financial aid for full-time students 25 years old and over and studying or an Australian Apprentice.
Abstudy – Abstudy is financial aid for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students or apprentices.
Youth Allowance – 24 years old or younger? you may qualify for youth allowance while studying.
Fares Allowance – Can help eligible students with the cost of travelling to and from your home to where you are studying.
Student bank loan – You may be able to receive a student bank loan to help with the cost of your school fees. Click here for more info.