Does your family qualify for the Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme?
If your child can’t go to their local government school, you could get help for the extra costs associated with them boarding away from home.
The Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme is a group of payments for parents and careers whose children can’t go to their local government school because they:
Your child also needs to meet living, age and study requirements.
In 2020 the payments available are:
Boarding allowance (up to $11,011 per year)
Distance education allowance ($4,278 per year)
You are geographically isolated if:
For more information and to check your eligibility please visit the Australian Government Human Services website.
Please note the information that has been provided was correct at the time of printing and is subject to change.
NEGS Armidale is committed to providing opportunities for girls in rural and remote areas to be a NEGS girl.
We are proud to offer a 20% discount on tuition fees for students eligible for assistance through the Isolated Children’s Scheme.
NEGS will also support parents with the cost of air travel to and from school, up to $4,0000 per year.*
For more information, contact our Enrolments office on 02 67748700.
* Not applicable to students receiving scholarships, bursaries or sibling discounts. Air travel support is credited to your account and is claimable with supply of tax invoices to the School.