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Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP)
Support for Australia Awards scholarship holders
Special loans and financial assistance for UQ Students
Rhodes Scholarships - Information for The University of Queensland applicants
Scholarships and financial assistance for studying overseas

There is some financial assistance available to students:

·    The Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). A suite of loans funded by the Commonwealth Government for Australian citizens, New Zealand Special Category Visa holders who meet residency requirements and holders of a permanent humanitarian visa. 

·    The University provides a number of scholarships and prizes as well as financial assistance mechanisms to support your education.

·    The Federal Government provides allowances for students who fulfil certain criteria, offering schemes in the form of Youth Allowance, Study Assistance, AUSTUDY and ABSTUDY.

·    Extra financial support is available to Australia Awards scholarship holders.


Some banks provide student loans and the UQ Union also offer loans in special circumstances.