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Print this page Print this page Student Start-up Scholarship - Current Rate

Current rates

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.


Indexation (1.1.I.100)

On 1 January each year, commencing 2017, the amount of the student start-up scholarship will be indexed in line with CPI increases.


Timing of payments

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


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