TELS for Existing Students

Application Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must satisfy all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for TELS for Existing Students:
  • Must be a Fijian Citizen;
  • Must be an ordinarily resident in Fiji for at least three years before the award commencement date;
  • Must have enrolled for any TELS higher education program in years prior 2014 and wishes to apply for financial assistance to complete the program of study. Students must have shown satisfactory progress (GPA above 2.0) in the previous year (s).
Required Documents for the Application
  • A completed online application form. Visit to access the online application portal.
  • Transcripts for all units/courses completed till the point of application.
  • Certified true copy of the Birth Certificate.
  • Copy of Student’s TIN Letter/FRCS-FNPF Joint Card.
  • Evidence of Parents’/Guardians’ Income (Salary Slip for working parents/guardians or Statutory Declaration prepared and signed by the parents/guardians and witnessed by a Justice of Peace (JP) or Commissioner of Oaths for parents/guardians who are not working or are in self-employment. Parents /Guardians running a business must submit the most recent tax assessment by FRCS).
  • Copy of Parents’/Guardians’ TIN Letter/FRCS-FNPF Joint Card.
  • Copy of bank statement with account under the applicant’s name.
  • Recent passport size photo.
Sponsorship Benefits
Applicants approved to TELS for Existing Students are entitled to:
  1. Tution Only
Upon application for the TELS for Accomodation Support Scheme and subject to the zoning policy and combined parental income (no more than $50,000 per annum) the following allowances may be approved at the maximum rate of:
  • Hostel Fees with or without meals to a maximum of $2565/semester, $2138/trimester or $1140 per quarter.
  • Rent- $250 per month.
  • Bus Fare- $30/week;
  • Food expenses- $50/week; and
  • Incidental and Stationary allowance- $1000/annum.
Applicants who wish to apply for allowances, must do so together with their application for TELS for Existing Students. At stage 3 of the application, student need to select “Tuition and Accommodation Support Scheme”. Selecting TELS tuition only means that a student is applying for tuition fees only and no allowances will be paid.
How to Apply
  1. Scan and get all the required documents ready before starting the process of applying online in the pdf, png, or jpg format.
  2. Visit and register for TSLB online application. 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. Students will not be able to submit the form unless all mandatory fields are filled (With the exception of Year 13 results and final program offer letter from the institutions).
Students applying online will be able to log in and check the application status at any time and also print and upload the TSLB Offer Letter, Bond Form and download their confirmation letter online.

Submitting a completed application package does not guarantee approval.

Assessment & Notification of Sponsorship
  • TSLB shall be responsible for assessment of applications against the set criteria.
  • TSLB may seek further information to verify details submitted by the applicant.
  • All application will go through an extensive review and TSLB’s decision shall be final and cannot be appealed.
  • Official indication of being granted a sponsorship is the receipt of the award confirmation letter from TSLB.
 Sponsorship Acceptance Dead Line
  •  All sponsorship offered must be accepted within 7 days from the date stated in the Provisional TELS For Existing Students Offer Letter.
  •  Offers not accepted by the deadline will be declined.
  •  To accept the offer, applicants must sign and upload the Provisional Offer Letter and Bond Form on their Landing Page (Application Portal).

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