Public Sector Employees

For an employee working in the public service and seeks to attain academic qualification or upgrade existing qualifications at an eligible institution.

Application Requirements:
  • Completed application form (TSLB 02).
  • Official academic transcripts for Year 12/13 or any other Higher Edcation
  • 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 photosTELS-TSLB 02
  • Proof of parents/guardians self income (Salary Slip or Statutory Declaration)
  • Applicants Salary Slip (3 most recent)
  • Letter of Employment indicating years of service
  • Letter of approval from employer clearly indicating the length of leave and whether the same is with or without pay.
 Incomplete application 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 loaded before 31st December each year.
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