FINANCIAL SUPPORT GRANTS: now closed

This scheme for students is available during Semester 2 only.

What is a Financial Support Grant?

The purpose of the Financial Support Grant Scheme is to assist students enrolled in their second or later year of an award at Flinders University, to continue their enrolment in their current course.

Grants will be available to students who are experiencing financial hardship and are ineligible for a student loan or for whom a student loan would be inappropriate.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that other sources of assistance have been sought and are unavailable or inappropriate.

The value of the grants awarded will be $500.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible you must:

  • Be currently enrolled at Flinders University
  • Able to demonstrate financial hardship
  • In your second or later year of study at Flinders University (successfully completed at least 36 units of study in your current course)
  • Demonstrate that a grant will assist you to continue your enrolment in your current course
  • Priority will be given to applicants who have not recently received other Flinders’ Grants

Important Information

Financial Support Grants open Monday 2 August and close Friday 13 August.

Your application for a Financial Support Grant will be assessed by a panel consisting of FUSA – Student Assist Officers and a nominee of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Students).

Successful applicants will receive payment during September.

You must complete all details on the application form and supply all required documents for your application to be considered.

Required Documents (copies)

  • Student ID Card
  • Last 60 days Bank Account Statements or List of Transactions
  • Proof of Income (e.g. Centrelink Income Statement, payslips)
  • Proof of expenses to which the grant will be applied (e.g. bills, quotes)
  • A completed Budget planner using the Excel spreadsheet available for download here
  • Any relevant support letters

Note: You may be invited to make an appointment to discuss your circumstances with Student Assist staff if we believe that financial counselling and/or academic advocacy may be of benefit.

If you have any questions about this form, please contact student.assist@flinders.edu.au

For Further information:
Visit: FUSA, Level 1, Student Hub (please click here for directions)
Phone: 8201 2371
Email: fusa@flinders.edu.au
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