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.

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. No cut-off marks of level of studies as pre-requisite.
3. 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. The application form (TSLB 03) beginning page 3 (available through www.tslb.com.fj) is a fillable pdf file.
 
2. Fill it out completely electronically, then “submit”. Note that 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
Suva.

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
 
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