FEE-HELP is for eligible full-fee paying students and covers up to 100% of your tuition fees.
Important update for higher education students: Proposed changes under the Higher Education Reform Package
The Australian Government has proposed changes to eligibility for Commonwealth supported places (CSP) for New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents. Subject to the passage of legislation, from 1 January 2018 commencing New Zealand citizens and Permanent Residents will not be eligible to access a Commonwealth supported place in undergraduate and postgraduate programs but will be eligible to take out an optional FEE-HELP loan.
To find out about FEE-HELP and if you’re eligible to apply, go to the Government’s Study Assist website.
How to apply
Once you’ve confirmed your eligibility, it’s easy to apply. When you enrol in Enrolment Online, you’ll be asked to indicate which optional loan/s, including FEE-HELP, you want to apply for. You’ll then get an email from the Government with further instructions on how to apply.