Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 2 - Grants for higher education assistance etc  

PART 2-2 - COMMONWEALTH GRANT SCHEME  

Division 33 - How are grant amounts worked out?  

Subdivision 33-B - Total basic grant amounts  

SECTION 33-5   Total basic grant amounts  

Total basic grant amount for Table A providers

33-5(1)  
The total basic grant amount for a *Table A provider for a year is the sum of the following amounts:

(a)  the amount for *higher education courses (see subsection (2));

(b)  the amount for *designated higher education courses (see subsections (3) and (4));

(c)  the amount for *demand driven higher education courses (see subsections (5) and (6)). Table A providers - amount for higher education courses

33-5(2)  
For the purposes of paragraph (1)(a), the amount for *higher education courses is the lesser of:

(a)  the *maximum basic grant amount for the year for those courses that is specified in the *Table A provider ' s funding agreement; and

(b)  the amount worked out for the year using the following method statement. Method statement


Step 1.

For each *funding cluster in which the provider has provided places in those courses in respect of *non-grandfathered students, multiply:

  • (a) the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in those courses in that funding cluster in respect of those students; by
  • (b) the *Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that funding cluster.

  • Step 2.

    For each *funding cluster (other than the *first funding cluster and the *second funding cluster) in which the provider has provided places in those courses in respect of *grandfathered students, multiply:

  • (a) the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in those courses in that funding cluster in respect of those students; by
  • (b) the *Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that funding cluster.

  • Step 3.

    For each *grandfathered funding cluster part in which the provider has provided places in those courses in respect of *grandfathered students, multiply:

  • (a) the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in those courses in that grandfathered funding cluster part in respect of those students; by
  • (b) the *grandfathered Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that grandfathered funding cluster part.

  • Step 4.

    Add together all of the amounts worked out under steps 1, 2 and 3.

    Table A providers - amount for designated higher education courses

    33-5(3)  
    For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b) and subject to subsection (4), the amount for *designated higher education courses is the lesser of:

    (a)  the *maximum basic grant amount for the year for those courses that is specified in the *Table A provider ' s funding agreement; and

    (b)  the amount worked out for the year using the following method statement. Method statement


    Step 1.

    For each *funding cluster in which the provider has provided places in those courses, multiply the *Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that funding cluster by the lesser of the following:

  • (a) the number that is the sum of the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in those courses in that funding cluster in respect of *non-grandfathered students and in respect of *grandfathered students;
  • (b) the number of Commonwealth supported places allocated to the provider for that funding cluster.

  • Step 2.

    Add together all of the amounts worked out under step 1.

    33-5(4)  
    If a *maximum basic grant amount for the year for the *designated higher education courses is not specified in the *Table A provider ' s funding agreement, the amount for those courses is the amount worked out for the year using the method statement set out in paragraph (3)(b). Table A providers - amount for demand driven higher education courses

    33-5(5)  
    For the purposes of paragraph (1)(c) and subject to subsection (6), the amount for *demand driven higher education courses is the lesser of:

    (a)  the *maximum basic grant amount for the year for those courses that is specified in the *Table A provider ' s funding agreement; and

    (b)  the amount worked out for the year using the following method statement. Method statement


    Step 1.

    For each *funding cluster in which the provider has provided places in those courses in respect of *non-grandfathered students, multiply:

  • (a) the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in those courses in that funding cluster in respect of those students; by
  • (b) the *Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that funding cluster.

  • Step 2.

    For each *funding cluster (other than the *first funding cluster and the *second funding cluster) in which the provider has provided places in those courses in respect of *grandfathered students, multiply:

  • (a) the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in those courses in that funding cluster in respect of those students; by
  • (b) the *Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that funding cluster.

  • Step 3.

    For each *grandfathered funding cluster part in which the provider has provided places in those courses in respect of *grandfathered students, multiply:

  • (a) the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in those courses in that grandfathered funding cluster part in respect of those students; by
  • (b) the *grandfathered Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that grandfathered funding cluster part.

  • Step 4.

    Add together all of the amounts worked out under steps 1, 2 and 3.

    33-5(6)  
    If a *maximum basic grant amount for the year for the *demand driven higher education courses is not specified in the *Table A provider ' s funding agreement, the amount for those courses is the amount worked out for the year using the method statement set out in paragraph (5)(b). Total basic grant amount for non-Table A providers

    33-5(7)  
    Subject to subsection (8), the total basic grant amount for a higher education provider (other than a *Table A provider) for a year is the lesser of:

    (a)  the *maximum basic grant amount for the year that is specified in the provider ' s funding agreement; and

    (b)  the amount worked out for the year using the following method statement. Method statement


    Step 1.

    For each *funding cluster in which the provider has provided places in respect of *non-grandfathered students, multiply the *Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that funding cluster by the lesser of the following:

  • (a) the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in that funding cluster in respect of those students;
  • (b) the number of Commonwealth supported places allocated to the provider for that funding cluster in respect of those students.

  • Step 2.

    For each *funding cluster (other than the *first funding cluster and the *second funding cluster) in which the provider has provided places in respect of *grandfathered students, multiply the *Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that funding cluster by the lesser of the following:

  • (a) the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in that funding cluster in respect of those students;
  • (b) the number of Commonwealth supported places allocated to the provider for that funding cluster in respect of those students.

  • Step 3.

    For each *grandfathered funding cluster part in which the provider has provided places in respect of *grandfathered students, multiply the *grandfathered Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that grandfathered funding cluster part by the lesser of the following:

  • (a) the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in that part in respect of those students;
  • (b) the number of Commonwealth supported places allocated to the provider for that part in respect of those students.

  • Step 4.

    Add together all of the amounts worked out under steps 1, 2 and 3.

    33-5(8)  
    If a *maximum basic grant amount for the year is not specified in the funding agreement of the higher education provider referred to in subsection (7), the total basic grant amount for the provider is the amount worked out for the year using the method statement set out in paragraph (7)(b).




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