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2. What does “Such Equivalent Studies as determined by the Board” mean?
3. Is a student who has completed Foundation Studies eligible to apply for NTS?
4. Do I qualify to apply for NTS if I have repeated Year 13?
5. How many NTS Local Scholarships are available for the Fijians?
6. What are the specific criteria that I should meet to be eligible to apply for NTS local scholarship?
7. What are the Local Eligible Higher Education Institutions for NTS?
8. What are the current priority areas of the Fijian Government for local studies?
9. Can I apply for NTS for an area of studies not listed in the national priority area of the Fijian Government?
10. I am trying to apply for a program of study for NTS on TSLB online application, but the program is not in the drop down menu. Why can’t I find my preferred program in the drop down menu?
11. What are the eligibility criteria for NTS Overseas Scholarships? (Suspended from 2021 till further notice!!!)
12. Which overseas countries are the NTS Overseas Scholarships tenable at? (Suspended from 2021 till further notice!!!)
13. Can I do double degree under NTS?
14. What is the minimum cut off mark to qualify for NTS?
15. What criteria is applied/used by TSLB to assess my eligibility for NTS Local Scholarship?
16. Why is that some of my friends have got NTS with lower Year 13 total score than me, but I have not been offered NTS?
17. After the offer for NTS has been made by TSLB, can I change my program to another priory area.
18. Can I request for change in program/major/minor/institution after I have commenced studies under NTS Local Scholarship?
19. How many times can I apply for either a change in either the program/major/minor or institution during my award donation.
20. What does either a change in program/major/minor /institution only once during the period of sponsorship mean?
21. How can I apply for either a change in program/major/minor or institution once during the award duration?
22. What are the award privileges for NTS Local Scholarship?
23. What are the award privileges for NTS Overseas Scholarship? (Suspended from 2021 till further notice!!!)
24. When will the allowances for each new academic term be paid?
25. How is the allowance calculated and paid?
26. What are the maximum allowances payable to me at various load factors for NTS Local Scholarship?
27. Can I apply for Extension of the Award?
28. What is the maximum extension period that I may be granted?
29. Will I be paid allowances for any period of extension?
30. Can my NTS award be suspended or terminated.
31. Can I repeat any courses under NTS?
32. How will my academic progress be monitored and evaluated by TSLB?
33. What happens if I fail to meet the academic requirements as per the terms and conditions of my award?
34. Can I travel overseas during my studies and bond service period?
35. What are the requirements that I must satisfy and meet before granted any release to travel overseas?
36. Can my NTS award be terminated? If so how and what happens after my NTS award is terminated?
37. Can I apply for TELS or any other Fijian Government or Donor Funded Scholarships administered by TSLB if my NTS has been terminated or if I have not completed my bond service period?
38. Can I Upgrade my program under NTS?
39. Am I bonded as a NTS student?
40. What does the bond mean?
41. What happens if I want to terminate my bond after working for some period in Fiji?
42. Do I require guarantors for signing the bond for NTS Local award?
43. Do I require guarantors for signing the bond for NTS Overseas award?
44. What happens if I submit any false information to TSLB or FRCS?
45. When does the application for NTS open? When does it close?
46. How do I apply for NTS?
47. Can I apply without my Year 13 results and Offer letter from the institutions as Year 13 results are only released in December while Offer letters may be received after the closing date of 31st December each year?
48. Can I attach my provisional offer letter from the institution for my TSLB application?
49. How would I be notified the outcome of my NTS application?
50. What happens if my application for NTS has not been successful?
51. How do I fill the bond form and offer letter if I have received the provisional offer letter?
52. How much time do I have to complete the bond form and offer letter and submit the same to TSLB?
53. When and how is my NTS award confirmed?
54. What should I do after I have received the award confirmation letter from TSLB?
55. Will my tuition and allowances be paid if I have been given the award offer by TSLB but have not returned the signed offer letter and bond form to TSLB?
56. What are my requirements after I have completed my program of studies?
57. How do I notify TSLB of any changes that I wish to make to my personal, academic and finance details with TSLB?
58. What should I do if I am facing issues that is affecting my academic progress or I am struggling to cope up with my studies?
59. What is the “Zoning policy”? Does it apply to NTS applicants?
60. Can I work part-time while being on NTS scholarship?
61. Can I postpone/defer my scholarship?
62. What happens to my scholarship if I am either suspended or terminated by the university?
63. Can I withdraw late from the course(s)/unit(s)? That is after the normal withdrawal period of my Institution without any withdrawal penalty?
64. What happened if my allowances have been overpaid by TSLB due to certain issues or if my tuition for an ineligible course has been wrongly tagged?
65. How to contact TSLB should I have any queries or concerns about the National Toppers Scheme Scholarship?
1. What is National Toppers Scholarship Scheme (NTS)?