Introduction

If you’re Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and you meet certain criteria, you may be able to get help with your study and housing costs through ABSTUDY. 

To be eligible you must:

  • be in an approved course, Australian Apprenticeship or traineeship
  • not be receiving any other payment to study or train.

ABSTUDY can help with your costs for:

  • study
  • housing
  • living expenses
  • travel to your place of study (if you need to study away from home).

You can apply online or via phone with the Department of Human Services.

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