Financial Support Services

On this page, you'll find information on financial support and emergency funding options for students.


Monash University: Emergency Grant - If you're in financial hardship and need immediate support you may be eligible for the Emergency Grant payment of up to $500


As part of MONSU Caulfield's Welfare initiatives, we also host free food days at a minimum of twice weekly on campus throughout semester.

Breakfast Club: 9:30am - 11am, every Tuesday during semester

Midweek Meet: 12pm - 2pm, every Wednesday during semester


Emergency relief

South East Community Links - If you live in postcodes 3169, 3171, 3172, 3173, 3174 + 3175

Community Information + Support Victoria Inc.

Sacred Heart Mission

The Salvation Army

Anglicare Victoria

Red Cross


Financial Counselling

National Debt Helpline

The Salvation Army

Anglicare Victoria


No Interest Loan

The Salvation Army

Centrelink Student Start-up Loan - A voluntary loan you can get up to twice a year if you’re an eligible higher education student

Monash University: Student Loans

Good Money


Legal Help

Victoria Legal Aid



Austudy - Financial help if you’re 25 or older and studying or an Australian Apprentice

Rent Assistance - A regular extra payment if you pay rent and get certain payments from Centrelink

Youth Allowance - Financial help if you’re 24 or younger and a student or Australian Apprentice, or 21 or younger and looking for work



MONSU Caulfield


MONSU Caulfield
Level 2, Building S
2 Princes Avenue
Caulfield East 3145
P. +61 3 9903 2525

The Workshop

Mon-Fri. 9:30am-5:00pm
Exams Mon-Fri. 9:30am-3:00pm
Non Sem Tue+Thur. 10:00am-12:00pm
P. +61 3 9903 2525