Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)

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The Australian Government provides financial assistance to students through the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) which removes up-front cost barriers to tertiary education and training by providing income contingent loans.

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HECS-HELP

Australian citizens and permanent humanitarian visa holders enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place can access a HECS-HELP loan to pay their student contribution amount, providing they meet all of the eligibility requirements.

More information about HECS-HELP is available on the Study Assist website.

FEE-HELP

Australian citizens and permanent humanitarian visa holders enrolled in full fee paying places at approved higher education institutions may access a FEE-HELP loan to pay their tuition fees, providing they meet all the eligibility requirements.

More information about FEE-HELP is available on the Study Assist website.

VET FEE-HELP

VET FEE-HELP is a loan to help eligible vocational education and training (VET) students enrolled in higher level VET courses at approved VET providers to pay their tuition fees.

More information about FEE-HELP is available on the Study Assist website.

OS-HELP

Australian citizens and permanent humanitarian visa holders enrolled in an undergraduate Commonwealth supported place can access an OS-HELP loan to pay some of their overseas study expenses, providing they meet all the eligibility requirements.

More information about OS-HELP is available on the Study Assist website.

SA-HELP

Australian citizens and permanent humanitarian visa holders can access a SA-HELP loan to pay their student services and amenities fee.

More information about SA-HELP is available on the Study Assist website.

VET FEE-HELP

Australian citizens and permanent humanitarian visa holders enrolled in a vocational education and training (VET) qualification (diploma level and above) at an approved VET provider may access a VET FEE-HELP loan to pay their tuition fees, providing they meet all of the eligibility requirements.

More information about SA-HELP is available on the Study Assist website.