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Centrelink Student Start-Up Scholarship (External)

The Student Start-Up Scholarship is a federal government program administered by Centrelink to assist students from low socio-economic backgrounds with the costs associated with higher education.

To be eligible for this payment you must be:

  • studying full-time in an approved scholarship course
  • receiving ABSTUDY Living Allowance, Austudy or Youth Allowance as a full-time student.

Course area(s)

All courses.


Students are encouraged to visit the the Human Services website for more information on the Centrelink Student Start-Up Scholarship. Details are available below.

For further information contact

Phone: 13 24 90
Website: humanservices.gov.au