Organization : Tertiary Scholarship & Loans Board
Type of Facility : Tertiary Education Loans Scheme (TELS) For New Students 2015
Website : https://tslb.com.fj/Schemes/Tertiary-Education-Loan-Scheme/About-TELS
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TSLB Tertiary Education Loans Scheme
Applications are now open for the students who have completed Year 13 (or Foundation Studies) in 2011 or thereafter, and can take loans under this scheme to cover their Higher Education Institution’s Tuition fees. Moreover, an upper cap for the loan per student is set at 1.2 times the cost of the complete programme.
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NEC Registration Fiji
TELS Loan Categories
Loans are available under the following categories:
a. Students with over 250 marks in Year 13 studies (or equivalent in Foundation) in 2011 or thereafter who wish to enrol in Bachelor Degree Programmes on a fulltime basis (or who wish to enroll in Trade Diploma or Trade Certificate Programmes)
b. Students with marks below 250, including those who have below 200 marks, for full time studies in TVET Diploma and Certificate Programmes.
c. Current and new students with satisfactory progress at the MOE Technical Colleges.
TELS Apply Online
Step 1 : Go to the Official website,click on the “TSLB Scheme -> Loan Scheme -> New Students” link
Step 2 : Next page will be opened, click on “Apply online” button.Registration page will be opened.
Click on “Regsiter” button, enter the following details.
Login Credentials :
Step 1 : Enter Your Email Address [email@example.com]
Step 2 : Re Enter Your Confirm Email[firstname.lastname@example.org]
Step 3 : Enter Your Password[Qwerty123!]
Step 4 : Re Enter Your Confirm Password[Qwerty123!]
Step 5 : Tick the Check box “I am not robot”
Step 6 : Click on Submit button
Conformation message will be displayed,click on “OK” button login screen will be opened.
TELS Login Details
Step 1 : Enter Your User Name
Step 2 : Enter Your Password
Step 3 : Click on “Login” button. continue to apply the loan.
TELS For Existing Tertiary Students
All students who were enrolled in tertiary Higher Education Institutions in 2011 or thereafter in any degree, diploma or certificate programme, and who have shown satisfactory progress, and need tuition funding to complete their studies, can also borrow under this scheme. An upper cap for the loan per student is set at 1.2 times the cost of the complete programme.
Accommodation Support Scheme
Full-time students can borrow to support their accommodation costs (hostel or rental), food expenses, and bus fares if traveling from home or rented premises. Preference is given to students from maritime and rural areas, and to students who study closest to their homes where a programme of study is available.
Scholarships For Serving Employees In The Public Service:
Applications are now open for members of the public service who would like to study as in-service for under graduate programme in the approved HEIs below and have completed Year 13 (or Foundation Studies) in 2011 or thereafter, and can take loans under this scheme to cover their Higher Education Institution’s Tuition fees. Moreover, an upper cap for the loan per student is set at 1.2 times the cost of the complete programme.
Applications: Students need to enroll directly in any of the approved Higher Education Institutions (see below) .They should submit the invoices to the Board within 1 week of the admission; within 4 weeks, the Institutions should also submit copies of the invoices directly to the Board for financial transfers.
Apply Online or pick up an Application Form from 26 Mc Gregor Road, Fiji Nursing Association Building, SUVA. Hardcopies can also be mailed to: Tertiary Scholarship and Loans Board, Private Mail Bag, Government Building, Suva
Repayment will be at 20% of the gross salary when the graduate starts working. Defaulters will see the loan balance recovered from the guarantors.
The loans are interest-free for students from families with parental income of up to $25,000 per annum. For students from joint parental incomes of between $25,000 and $50,000, interest rate is 0.5 percent; those from families with incomes $50,000 and $100,000, interest rate is 1 percent, and those from families with incomes over $100,000, interest rate of 2 percent.
Approved Higher Education Institution’s:
** University of the South Pacific
** Fiji National University
** University of Fiji
** Sangam Institute of Nursing
** Fulton College
** Corpus Christi Teacher’s College
** Centre of Appropriate Technology Department
** MOE Technical College’s‘
TELS Overseas Scholarships
Overseas studies will be merit-based and will apply only to programs that currently not available in Fiji, and which are high on Government’s priority for Fiji. Students will be responsible for obtaining their overseas offer letters from institutions. Students must present offer letters on confirmation of awards from the Board.
Toppers who have Year 13 marks of 300 or more in English and 3 best subjects in 2014.
Scholarships will cover:
Tuition Fee; Accommodation (amount to vary depending on the choice of institution); Pocket Allowance; General Service Fee; Book and Materials Allowance .However, where other Governments are offering overseas scholarships in fields available in Fiji, these will be administered as per the intent of the donors. Where necessary, the scheme may support top-ups of allowances for students under these scholarships. For donor-funded scholarships, the criteria laid down by the donor agency shall be followed for selection.
All full-scholarship awardees will be bonded, which will be 1.5 times the period of the study.
Students need to apply to the Board no later than 4:00pm, 20th February, 2015 for the above TELS and Overseas Loans Scheme on prescribed forms.
For more information, please contact:
TELS [New]: enquiries AT tslb.com.fj
TELS [Exisiting]: mea AT tslb.com.fj/ fab AT tslb.com.fj
Overseas: overseas AT tslb.com.fj
Accommodation : accommsupport AT tslb.com.fj
Call : 3301684/ 3301143.