SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN (SSSC)
 

These Fijian Government Scholarships for local studies are given in recognition of the constitutional right to education of all Fijians.
Twenty (20) full time scholarships for any award program are available for students with special needs for the year 2019. The scholarship will cover full tution and general fee with an annual allowance of $6800.00 per annum.

QUALIFYING INSTITUTIONS

  • Safe Care Homes registered with the Department of Social Welfare
  • Special Schools that accommodate children with special needs.
 
ELIGIBILITY
  1. Applicants must be Fijian Citizens.
  2. A full medical certificate must be attached with the application
  3. No cut-off marks of level of studies as pre-requisite.
  4. Acceptance by qualifying institutions is essential
 
SCHOLARSHIP PRIVILEGES
  • School fees. Tuition and other school fees based on the Statement of Account/Bill/Official Receipt payable directly to the Higher Education Institute.
NOTIFICATION OF AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS
 
Towards the end of each High School academic year, the Board shall publish in the local media, the priority areas that will be given consideration.
 
Applicants will be invited to apply for the available scholarships.
 
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
 
To be considered for a SSSC Scholarship Award, eligible applicants must complete an application form and submit it to TSLB by the due date for each year.
 
The application must include:
  • A completed application form TSLB 03)
  • Offer letter from the Higher Education Institute.(To be submitted before an offer is made from TSLB).
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Students TIN Letter/FRCA-FNPF Joint Card
  • 2 recent Passport Size Photos
 All photocopied documents must be certified by an authorised person.

How to apply

 ONLINE (Preferred Option)
 
  1. Scan and get all the required documents read before starting the process of applying online in the pdf, png, or jpg format.
  2. Visit www.tslb.com.fj and register for TSLB online services. Applicants cannot apply online unless registered first.
  3. Once registered fill the appropriate information.
  4. Upload all the required documents.
  5. Submit the online application.
  6. Applicants for NTS do not need to fill another TELS application. TSLB encourages all Fijians who are in Year 13/Equivalent Foundation Studies program in the year before the award to fill the NTS applications and also indicate their preference for TELS. This will avoid the students having 2 different applications. All unsuccessful applications for NTS will be considered for TELS.
  7. Students will not be able to submit the form unless all mandatory fields are filled. Year 13 results and offer letter from the institutions need to be uploaded before the application will be processed.

Or, completed printed applications may be hand delivered to:
 
Central/Eastern North West
Tertiary Scholarship and Loans Board
26 McGregor Road
Fiji Nursing Association Building, Suva
Tertiary Scholarship and Loans Board
3rd Floor
Ro Qomate House
Labasa
Tertiary Scholarship and Loans Board
Ground Floor
Rogorogo-i-Vuda House,
Lautoka
 
Alternatively, completed printed applications may be mailed to:
Tertiary Scholarship and Loans Board
Private Mail Bag
Govt Buildings
Suva.
 
Submitting a completed application package does not guarantee approval.

 ASSESSMENT & NOTIFICATION OF AWARDS
 
  • The Scholarship Committee shall be responsible for assessment of applications against the set criteria.
  • This committee may seek any further information to substantiate claims made by the applicant.
  • All applicants are responsible for gaining acceptance into institutions.
  • All scholarship application will go through an extensive review and TSLB’s scholarship decision shall be final and cannot be appealed.
  • Official indication of being granted an award is the receipt of the Confirmation of the award letter from the Chairperson/Chief Executive Officers or any authorised officer of TSLB.

SCHOLARSHIP ACCEPTANCE DEADLINE 

  •  All scholarships offered must be accepted within 14 days after the date posted on the award notification (email or letter).
  •  All awards not accepted by this deadline will be cancelled and offered to another deserving Fijian student.
  •  To accept the awards students must sign and return the offer letter to TSLB.
 
Click Here to Apply Online
Click Here to Download Form TSLB 03
Click Here for Terms and Conditions