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528 OS-HELP payment amount


The amount of OS-HELP assistance paid to the student in respect of the six month OS-HELP study period.


Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Element name: OS-HELP payment amount

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Numeric, right justified with leading or trailing zeros if needed
Width: 8


00000000 No amount of OS‑HELP payment received
00000001 to 99999999 Amount of OS‑HELP assistance paid to the student in respect of a six month study period (excluding the 20% loan fee), including cents.

Coding notes

The OS‑HELP payment amount must exclude the 20% loan fee which is reported separately in Element 529 (Loan fee)

Values less than 10000000 must have leading and trailing zeros, NOT spaces. For example, $585 is to be expressed as "00058500" and $585.45 is to be expressed as "00058545".

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

​Higher Education Student:

  • OS-Help (OS) and Revised OS-Help (RO)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.

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