TELS for New Students

  • For all Fijians who have successfully completed and passed Year 13 or equivalent Foundation Studies in year 2011 or thereafter and get an offer from the institution

Application Requirements:
  • An official academic transcript for Year 12 and 13 or equivalent Foundation Studies including the GPA.
  • Applicants who are already endrolled for studies and have completed some cource/units towards the program must submit full academic transcript for these courses.
  • Completion letter or Foundation Studies Graduation Certificate for those applying based on Foundation Studies result.
  • Offer Letter from Higher Education Institute. For existing students, academic transcript clearly showung the progra, of studies will be accepted
  • Certified True Copy of the Birth Certificate.
  • Tin Letter/FRCA-FNPF Joint Card of the Student.
  • Tin Letter/FRCA-FNPF Joint Card of the Parents/Guardian.
  • 1 passport size photo.
  • Proof of parents/guardians income (Salary Slip or Statutory Declaration)
  • Bank Statement or M-Paisa account under the Applicants Name if applying for allowances.
 Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 All photocopied documents must be certified by an authorised person.

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 Loans Scheme.

There are no strict deadlines for application, however students wishing to begin their higher education from a particular term must apply and get into the bond agreement before the commencement of a new academic term.
Applications received during the academic terms will be considered for the following academic term.

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. Applicants for NTS need not fill another TELS application as all unsuccessful applications for NTS will be considered for TELS.
Applicants who are yet to received their Year 13/Year 12 or Foundation Studues results and the offer letter from the University must still apply before the closing dates. These documents can be uploaded later.  However, no applications will be processed unless the Year 13 results and offer letters are uploaded.


  • TSLB shall be responsible for assessment of applications against the set criteria.
  • TSLB may seek any further information to substantiate claims made by the applicant.
  • All applicants are responsible for gaining acceptance into institutions. Fee structures from the institution must accompany each application form.
  • TELS will only be awarded to institutions approved by the Fijian Government, and programs accredited by a professional educational body.
  •  All TELS 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.
TELS Acceptance Deadline
  • All TELS award offered must be accepted within 7 days after the date posted on the award notification (email or letter).
  • All awards not accepted by this deadline will be cancelled.
  • To accept the awards students must sign and return the offer letter to TSLB together with the bond forms.

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