Financial help for isolated students
Supplementary boarding allowance
You may be able to access help from the supplementary boarding allowance scheme towards costs if your child has to live away from home in the Northern Territory (NT) in order to attend a primary, middle or senior school on a daily basis.
Who can apply
To be eligible you must comply with all of the following:
How to apply
Fill in the application.
Provide evidence of the level of boarding fees and AIC assistance.
A new application, accompanied by a copy of the current AIC approval letter and a statement detailing whether your child is receiving any fares from any other source, must be submitted each year.
Submit application to the Department of Education by 30 September of each year for which claims are to be made.
Submit application either by email, fax or post using the following details.
Student assistance officer
Financial Services Division
Department of Education
GPO Box 4821
Darwin NT 0801
Fax: 08 8901 4976
How to claim
Last updated: 01 April 2019