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Tertiary Access Payment

Enrolment status
Future UQ student
Student type
Study level
Study area
All study areas
Scholarship focus
Financial hardship, Rural or remote
Scholarship value
$3,000 for inner regional students. $5000 for outer regional and remote students.
Scholarship duration
1 Year
Number awarded
May vary
Applications open
1 January 2022
Applications close
31 December 2022


You're eligible if you:

  • meet Australian citizenship or residency requirements
  • are from an inner regional, outer-regional, remote or very remote area (defined using the Australian Statistical Geography Standard - Remoteness Area classification)
  • are undertaking a Certificate IV or above, at least 75 per cent of fulltime study load with a minimum duration of a year, in the year following completion of Year 12 or equivalent
  • are studying face to face, or in dual delivery method, for at least part of the course
  • are 22 years of age or under at the time you commence your course
  • relocate to study at an education provider or Regional University Centre at least 90 minutes by public transport from your family home
  • have parent(s) or guardian(s) with a combined income of $250,000 or below (or be exempt from meeting this requirement).

How to apply

Please apply through Services Australia from 1 January 2022 following the link below.

About this scholarship

Moving away from home can be expensive and the TAP helps ease the costs for eligible school leavers moving to study. The TAP can help pay for things like rent or bond for accommodation, household bills, groceries, textbooks, or other study supplies.



Services Australia