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 - Basic grant amounts  

SECTION 33-5   Basic grant amounts  

33-5(1)  
This section sets out how to work out the basic grant amount for a higher education provider for a year. Basic grant amounts for Table A providers

33-5(2)  
For a *Table A provider, the *basic grant amount for a year is the sum of:


(a) the amount for *designated courses of study (see subsection (3)); and


(b) the amount for *non-designated courses of study (see subsections (5) and (6)). Table A providers - amount for designated courses of study

33-5(3)  
For the purposes of paragraph (2)(a), the amount for *designated courses of study is the lesser of:


(a) the sum of the amounts worked out, for each *funding cluster in which the provider has provided places in *designated courses of study, by multiplying:


(i) the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in designated courses of study in that funding cluster; by

(ii) the *Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that funding cluster; and


(b) either:


(i) if there is a *maximum basic grant amount specified in the provider ' s funding agreement for designated courses of study - that specified amount; or

(ii) if there is no maximum basic grant amount specified in the provider ' s funding agreement for designated courses of study - the amount worked out under subsection (4).

33-5(4)  
For the purposes of subparagraph (3)(b)(ii), the amount is the sum of the amounts worked out, for each *funding cluster to which the Minister has allocated places to the provider under section 30-10 , by multiplying:


(a) the *number of Commonwealth supported places allocated to that funding cluster; by


(b) the *Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that funding cluster. Table A providers - amount for non-designated courses of study

33-5(5)  
For the purposes of paragraph (2)(b) and subject to subsection (6), the amount for *non-designated courses of study is the lesser of:


(a) the sum of the amounts worked out, for each *funding cluster in which the provider has provided places in non designated courses of study, by multiplying:


(i) the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in non-designated courses of study in that funding cluster; by

(ii) the *Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that funding cluster; and


(b) the *maximum basic grant amount specified in the provider ' s funding agreement in relation to non-designated courses of study.

33-5(6)  
If a *maximum basic grant amount is not specified in the provider ' s funding agreement in relation to *non-designated courses of study, the amount for non designated courses of study is the amount worked out under paragraph (5)(a). Basic grant amounts for non-Table A providers

33-5(7)  
For a provider that is not a *Table A provider, the *basic grant amount for a year is the lesser of:


(a) the sum of the amounts worked out, for each *funding cluster in which the provider has provided places, by multiplying:


(i) the *number of Commonwealth supported places provided by the provider in that funding cluster; by

(ii) the *Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that funding cluster; and


(b) either:


(i) if there is a *maximum basic grant amount specified in the provider ' s funding agreement - that specified amount; or

(ii) if there is no maximum basic grant amount specified in the provider ' s funding agreement - the amount worked out under subsection (8).

33-5(8)  
For the purposes of subparagraph (7)(b)(ii), the amount is the sum of the amounts worked out, for each *funding cluster to which the Minister has allocated places to the provider under section 30-10 , by multiplying:


(a) the *number of Commonwealth supported places allocated to that funding cluster; by


(b) the *Commonwealth contribution amount for a place in that funding cluster.




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