Financial support resources for school leavers

A range of financial resources are available to school leavers provided by the Australian Government. Find out what's on offer.

Services Australia provides payments for students and trainees to help with the costs of uni, TAFE or doing an apprenticeship or traineeship.

After school's finished, If you were thinking of enrolling in a full-time course. or doing an apprenticeship, then you may be eligible for a Youth Allowance.

Find out more about Youth Allowance, and other payments including Abstudy, Tertiary Access Payment and the Relocation Scholarship.

Even if you’re not quite sure what course you’ll do next year, don't hesitate to apply early (up to 13 weeks before your course starts).

Education and training providers

For resources about student payments to share with school leavers, other students and their families, visit Service Australia's school leavers resource eKit.

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