1.1.C.70 Category 1 student (SFSS)

Note: No new financial supplement loans are available from 1 January 2004.

For existing loans, a person's loan repayment arrangements will continue unchanged. Remaining loans will be collected via the taxation system.

The following SFSS guideline references remain for historical purposes.


For the purposes of the SFSS, a Category 1 student is a tertiary student who qualifies for:

  • the general rate of YA as a full-time student, OR
  • PES or Austudy as a full-time or concessional study-load student (1.1.C.290).

Act reference: SSAct Chapter 2B Student Financial Supplement Scheme

Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.C.80 Category 2 student (SFSS)

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