Financial Assistance

When planning your study, we encourage you to carefully consider your finances. Also, ensure you are aware of the Census Date as changes to your units after this date will have an effect on your fees. Important dates are available on our Academic Calendar. Please see the ACT’s Unit Enrolment and Results Policy.

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Government financial assistance is available to eligible students:


FEE-HELP is a loan scheme offered by the Commonwealth Government to students in private tertiary level education facilities such as the Australian College of Theology. Eligible students can access the funds to cover all or part of their studies in their degree level courses.

To be eligible students need to be:

  • An Australian citizen or
  • A permanent ‘humanitarian’ visa holder

To find out more about eligibility and how this scheme works see the Government’s Study Assist page or request a brochure from Trinity reception.


Students studying full time (3 or more units/semester) degree level courses may be eligible for Austudy, Abstudy or Youth Allowance. Information about eligibility is available from

Scholarships and Bursaries

Trinity does not have a program of scholarships or bursaries for students. Any student not able to cover all the costs of studies alone is encouraged to establish a financial support network through their church or Christian friends.