Applications for a second loan for students already overseas will not be processed where there is less than five weeks of study remaining at the overseas institution.

  • Applications must be completed in full and signed prior to lodgement (applications that are not signed will not be processed).
  • A copy of page one of your bank statement must be provided to verify the bank details entered on your application are correct.
  • If your OS-HELP loan is approved, you will be asked to submit an OS-HELP Debt Confirmation form before any amount can be paid into your bank account. The form must be completed in ballpoint pen using block letters.
  • Applications can be submitted without proof of acceptance from the host university or placement provider; however, if you are eligible we can simply approve your loan ‘in principle’ but hold payment until you provide us with a copy of your acceptance from the host.
  • Official email confirmation is also acceptable providing it is addressed to you and is not from an unofficial email account, such as Hotmail, Gmail etc. Read more