New Students

  • For all students who have completed Year 13 or equivalent Foundation Studies in year 2011 or thereafter.
  • Students with Year Marks of 200 or above or those who have completed equivalent foundation studies qualify for Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Degree Programs at any approved Higher Education Institution in Fiji, provided they get an offer letter from the Institution.
  • Students who have completed Year 13 or foundation studies and have marks below 200 or a GPA below 2.0 qualify for TELS  for  a Certificate or Trade Diploma at any approved Higher Education  Institution in Fiji, provided they get a offer letter from the Institution.
Application Requirements:
  • Completed application form (TSLB 02).
  • An official academic transcript for Year 12 and 13 or equivalent Foundation Studies including the GPA.
  • Offer letter from the Higher Education Institute.
  • 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
  • 2 recent passport size photos
  • Proof of parents/guardians income (Salary Slip or Statutory Declaration)
 Incomplete forms 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
Online (Preferred Option)
 1.Fill the required fields and submit the completed application. 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 as well.
 2. Students must scan and upload all the required documents.
 3. The application requires a signature. You may provide an electronic signature
Alternatively, completed printed applications may be mailed to:
Tertiary Scholarship and Loans Board
Private Mail Bag
Govt Buildings
Or, completed printed applications may be hand delivered to:
Central/Eastern North West
Tertiary Scholarship and Loans Board
26 McGregor Road
Fiji Nursing Association
Tertiary Scholarship and  Loans Board
3rd Floor
Ro Qomate House 
Tertiary Scholarship and Loans Board
Ground Floor 
Rogorogo-i-Vuda House,
Submitting a completed application package does not guarantee approval

  • 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 14 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.
Apply online now
Download Form TSLB 02
TELS Terms and Conditions