Hardship Grants

Applications for AUSA Hardship Grants are CLOSED for 2020. Applications will re-open during Week 1 of Semester 1 2021. We understand that some students may still require financial assistance so please check out the links below for support over the Summer break.

Study Link

Updates to studylink specific services can be found online. Studylink can still support you with food grants and other emergency loans should you need it.

Loss of Income

If you have lost your supplementary income, you can access Work and Income Support. Information surrounding the application process for financial aid can be found here.


Tenancy Information for landlords and tenants during this time can be found here.

Emergency financial support for International Students

Emergency financial support for International Students who are unable to return to their home country over the summer break is available here.

For help or more information, please contact

AUSA Welfare Vice President


If your situation falls outside the criteria or is an exceptional circumstance, we may still be able to help you. Please contact the Welfare Vice President for more information.