Study Overseas will be closed for business from 5pm Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen in the New Year at 9am on Wednesday 2 January 2019. Finance processing will also experience some delays over this period.
OS-HELP and Travel Grant processing
Eligible OS-HELP or Global Learning Travel Grant applications received before close of business Thursday 6 December will receive payment before the end of the year..
We will continue to process applications while our office is open (up to Friday 21 December), but please note that payments will not recommence until mid-January 2019.
For OS-HELP, students whose programs commence in 2019 may wish to use the 2019 OS-HELP amounts but these will not be paid before 2019. For programs commencing in 2019, the maximum loan amounts are $6,791 (for study not in Asia), $8,149 (for study in Asia), and $1,085 for the Asian Language supplement.
For more information about OS-HELP, including a video designed to help you successfully complete an OS-HELP application, please refer to the Study Overseas Funding web page.