OS-HELP is a generous Australian Government Loan scheme that allows eligible Australian university students to access up to A$9,063 to study overseas (amounts as of January 2018). The OS-HELP loan is applied to the student’s HECS and standard conditions apply. Students should visit the Australian Government Study Assist website for more information about HECS-HELP and OS-HELP, or contact CISaustralia.
Recent changes to the way OS-HELP is being administered have been beneficial to Australian students.
Key elements of OS-HELP include:
OS-HELP eligibility requirements can be updated from time to time by the Australian Government, so it is recommended students refer to the Study Assist website for a comprehensive guide to OS-HELP. Generally students would normally be eligible for OS-HELP if they meet the following requirements:
You must apply to your higher education provider for an OS-HELP loan. Each university runs its own application and selection process. Students should contact CISaustralia or their university’s International Office for more detailed information on OS-HELP.
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