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Relocation Scholarship

If you have to live away from your family home to study at Edith Cowan University you may be able to get additional financial help through the Relocation Scholarship. This is available if you qualify for ABSTUDY Living Allowance or Youth Allowance as a full-time student, through Centrelink.

You do not need to make a separate claim in order to receive these scholarships. When you claim a Centrelink payment, your eligibility for the Relocation Scholarship is assessed at the same time.

Application opening date: 1 January 2014
Application closing date: 31 December 2014
Method of application: You do not need to make a separate claim to receive these scholarships. When you claim a Centrelink payment, your eligibility for the Relocation Scholarship is assessed at the same time by Centrelink


Payment rates

The amount of Relocation Scholarship a student can receive each year depends on:

  • whether the student's family home is in an area classified as Inner Regional Australia, Outer Regional Australia, Remote Australia, or Very Remote Australia
  • what year of study they are undertaking

Students can find out which area their family home is in by using the Student Regional Area Search service.


Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible for this payment you must be getting ABSTUDY Living Allowance or Youth Allowance as a full-time student.

You also need to be:

You do not need to make a separate claim. When you claim a Centrelink payment, your eligibility for the Relocation Scholarship is assessed at the same time.


More information:

  • For more information contact a Centrelink Office
  • Or visit the Centrelink website
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