In addition to the scholarships and grants on offer, you may be eligible to apply for a loan to help you with the cost of going on exchange. You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments.
OS-HELP is an Australian Commonwealth Government-funded loan scheme that assists eligible students to undertake some of their Australian course of study overseas. Students may receive one loan per six-month study period for one or two overseas study periods.
Students participating on the Global Exchange Program, who meet the OSHELP Loan eligibility requirements, apply for the OSHELP loan after they have been accepted to the program and nominated to an exchange partner institution. The application process and timeline for each round will be provided to program participants at the postnomination workshop.
If you choose to study in Asia, you can apply for a higher loan amount and access loans for Asian language courses (not for credit) that will help you prepare to live and study in your destination country.
Full-time students who are going on exchange may be eligible for Centrelink payments. At the pre-departure briefing, UTS International will give you a letter that verifies your planned exchange session. You will need to take this letter to your local Centrelink office to have your eligibility assessed. Find your local Centrelink office (opens an external site).
Scholarships and grants
You can also apply for a range of scholarships and grants to help you with the cost of going on exchange.