The amount of each instalment of student start-up scholarship is $1,025 or a total of $2,050 for a calendar year if the person qualifies for both semesters.
On 1 January each year, commencing 2017, the amount of the student start-up scholarship will be indexed in line with CPI increases.
The student start-up scholarship will be paid in a maximum of 2 half-year instalments in a calendar year at the beginning of each university semester for the duration of the course, while the student continues to qualify.
Act reference: SSAct section 592H Amount of student start-up scholarship payment
Policy reference: SS Guide 3.8.16 Student Start-up Scholarship - Qualification & Payability
Last reviewed: 2 January 2013