5.2.6.120 Relocation Scholarship Historical Rates

Relocation scholarship rate

Relocation scholarship payment rates are indexed annually on 1 January.

The Relocation scholarship was introduced on 1 April 2010. Relocation scholarship rates from 2010 to the present date are:

Date First year of study Second year of study Third year of study Fourth year plus of study
All students Major cities Regional Major cities Regional All students
2010 $4,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
2011 $4,124 $1,031 $1,031 $1,031 $1,031 $1,031
2012 (Note) $4,000 $1,000 $2,000 $1,000 $2,000 $1,000
2013 $4,048 $1,012 $2,024 $1,012 $2,024 $1,012
2014 $4,145 $1,036 $2,073 $1,036 $2,073 $1,036
2015 $4,269 $1,067 $2,135 $1,067 $2,135 $1,067
2016 $4,333 $1,083 $2,167 $1,083 $2,167 $1,083
2017 $4,376 $1,094 $2,189 $1,094 $2,189 $1,094
2018 $4,459 $1,115 $2,231 $1,115 $2,231 $1,115

Note: Different payment rates introduced for major city and regional students second and third years of study and rate reset.

Act reference: SSAct section 592L Amount of relocation scholarship payment

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.8.15 Relocation Scholarship - Qualification & Payability, 5.1.7.40 Relocation Scholarship - Current Rates

Last reviewed: 2 January 2018