Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Assistance to students  


Division 115 - Introduction  

SECTION 115-1   115-1   What this Part is about  

Students may be entitled to OS-HELP assistance for periods during which they are undertaking study overseas, if they meet certain requirements. In particular, their higher education provider must have selected them for OS-HELP assistance.

The amount of OS-HELP assistance is limited to a maximum amount for each period of study, and only 2 such periods can attract OS-HELP assistance.

The purpose of OS-HELP assistance is to help students based in Australia to do part of their course of study overseas.


Amounts of assistance under this Part may form part of a person's HELP debts that the Commonwealth recovers under Part 4-2 .

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