Financial Support Services

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

Emergency relief

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

Community Information + Support Victoria Inc.

Sacred Heart Mission

The Salvation Army

Anglicare Victoria


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

Anglicare Victoria

Monash University: Student Loans


Legal Help

Melbourne Community Legal Centre - Free legal advice for international students


Youthlaw - Free legal advice for people Under 25yrs

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