Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Assistance to students  

PART 3-4 - OS-HELP ASSISTANCE  

Division 118 - Who is entitled to OS-HELP assistance?  

SECTION 118-2   Entitlement to supplementary amount for Asian language study  

118-2(1)  
A student is entitled to a *supplementary amount for Asian language study in relation to a period of 6 months if:


(a) the student is entitled to *OS-HELP assistance in relation to that period; and


(b) the OS-HELP assistance is for overseas study in Asia; and


(c) the student undertakes intensive study in an Asian language in preparation for undertaking that overseas study; and


(d) the student has applied to the home provider for receipt of a supplementary amount for Asian language study in relation to the period; and


(e) the home provider has selected the student for receipt of a supplementary amount for Asian language study in relation to the period (see section 118-15 ).

Note:

If a student is entitled to a supplementary amount for Asian language study, the amount of OS-HELP assistance to which the student is entitled may include an amount for that language study in addition to the amount the student may receive for overseas study: see section 121-1 .

118-2(2)  
However, the student is not entitled to a *supplementary amount for Asian language study in relation to that period if the student applies to the home provider for the assistance after the student has completed the intensive study in an Asian language in relation to the period.

118-2(3)  
For the purposes of subsection (1), the OS-HELP Guidelines may specify circumstances in which a student undertakes intensive study in an Asian language in preparation for undertaking overseas study in Asia.




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