Financial help for isolated students
You may be able to get financial help if your child has to travel considerable distances to go to school each day, lives away from home to attend school, college or university or accesses distance education.
This section explains the different assistance schemes:
- conditions of the scheme
- who can apply
- how to apply
- how to make a claim.
Go to the individual scheme pages for information, application and claim details.
The following schemes are available if your child attends a school of the air or other distance education school within the Northern Territory (NT):
The tertiary fares reimbursement scheme is available if your child attends university or higher education away from home in the NT.
The scheme also applies if your child attends interstate university or higher education.
Applications must be submitted to the department by 30 September of each year.
Claims can be made once your application has been approved.
Claims must be made by 31 March of the following year eg for the 2015 application year claims must be made by 31 March 2016.
Late applications will only be accepted under exceptional circumstances.
Go to the individual schemes pages for application and claim details.
Last updated: 01 April 2019