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Financial assistance

Fee assistance

Applications OPEN for Semester 1 2022 and Semester 2 2022.

The ACT Government provides CIT with additional funding for the Fee Assistance program. This program provides financial assistance for eligible CIT students experiencing financial hardship.

Support types

Fee Assistance can provide financial assistances towards:

  • fees generated through Banner (CIT's student enrolment system). Granted fees are paid by CIT staff directly off student’s account before being advised of the result.
  • AND/OR

  • required course materials available only through CITSA Bookshops.  Granted amounts are by way of a credit at CITSA Bookshop.

Support limits

Approved funding is for up to 75% of outstanding invoices and/or required course materials. Though multiple applications in the same semester are accepted the maximum amount of support $800 per student.

*Amounts of support varies depending on amounts requested and the funding available at the time you apply.

How to apply

To apply you must pay a $20.00 contribution to your fees (required only once per semester) then complete an online application form and supply all required documents.

  • Click all the links below to check what is required BEFORE the Application Form button.

*You should do this each time you apply as information/processes change without notice

Fee Assistance Eligibility Criteria information

Fee Assistance Checklist and Process Information

Fee Assistance Required Documents list

List of staff who can assist you to complete your Fee Assistance application

Finding your booklist and CITSA Bookshop quote information

*Whether your application has been successful or not, you will be given one (1) week to pay your outstanding fees or organise a payment plan, if eligible.

Other financial options

For information about other financial options which may be available to you visit the CIT website Course Fees and Assistance page.