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FAQ's

A. NATIONAL TOPPERS SCHEME

1. What is National Toppers Scheme (NTS)?
2. How many NTS awards are there currently?
3. What is the NTS Eligibility Criteria?
4. What are the qualifying Institutions for NTS?
5. What are the Fijian’s Government’s priority areas?
6. Is NTS awarded for overseas studies?
7. What does NTS cover?
8. What is not covered under NTS?
9. How Do I apply?
10. When do I apply?
11. Am I required to Sign a Bond Agreement with the Fijian Government?
12. What does the bond period mean for the Grantees?
13. What documents are required for signing the bond?
14. When is the award confirmed?
15. What is the academic requirement for my award to be continued from one term to another?
16. Can I change my program/major/minor/Institution?

B.TERTIARY EDUCATION LOANS SCHEME (“TELS”)

1. What is TELS?
2. How much interest do I have to pay interest for the loan?
3. What are the categories of Loan Scheme?
4. How many TELS awards are granted?
5. What are the qualifying Institutions for TELS?
6. Does TELS support overseas studies?
7. What does TELS cover?
8. What is not covered under TELS?
9. How Do I apply?
10. When do I apply?
11. Am I required to Sign a Bond Agreement with the Fijian Government?
12. What does the bond period mean for the Grantees?
13. What documents are required for signing the bond?
14. When is the award confirmed?
15. What is the academic requirement for my award to be continued from one term to another?
16. Can I change my program/major/minor/Institution?

C. PERIODIC REPORTS

1. What Periodic reports during the duration of studies should I submit to TSLB?
2. What happens if I do not submit the Periodic Reports?
3. What happens if I submit my periodic reports late?
4. What happens if I do not submit my periodic reports for two or more consecutive academic terms?
5. What should I do if I alter my enrolments after submitting the registration form to TSLB?

D. DISRUPTION/TERMINATION OF AWARD

1. Can I terminate my award?
2. How do I terminate my award?
3. Can TSLB terminate my award?
4. How much do I have to pay if I terminate my award or my award gets terminated by TSLB?

E. ACADEMIC LOAD, CALCULATION AND PAYMENT OF ALLOWANCES?

1. How many units should I enroll for in each academic term?
2. How will my allowances for each academic term be calculated and paid?
3. What happens if I wish to withdraw from a unit after the tuition has been tagged/paid and allowances paid?

F. OVERSEAS TRAVEL DURING THE BOND PERIOD

1. What happens after I have signed a bond agreement?
2. Can I travel outside Fiji during the Bond Period?
3. How do I seek approval from TSLB to travel overseas during the bond period?
4. What do I submit 10 days prior to the proposed date of departure to seek temporary release?
5. What happens to your application?
6. What happens if I do not return Fiji as per the terms and conditions of approval?

G. Completion of Studies

1. What are the requirements of NTS student’s upon completion of Studies?
2. What is required after I have served my bond under NTS?
3. What are the requirements for TELs students upon completion of Studies?