National Toppers Overseas Scheme

Scheme Eligibility Criteria

An applicant must:

  1. be a Fijian Citizen.
  2. be ordinarily resident in Fiji for at least three (3) years before the award commencement date unless determined by the Board or delegated authority on case-by-case basis.
  3. be in Year 13 or such equivalent studies as determined by TSLS at the time of application. An applicant who has completed Foundation Studies and repeats Year 13 is not eligible to apply for the Scheme.
  4. be ranked as a National Topper in the applied priority area, or its equivalence not offered in Fiji.
  5. secure a place at an eligible institution by means of a final offer letter.
  6. apply for a priority area as advertised by TSLS on its online application portal via www.tsls.com.fj. 
  7. be fully vaccinated or exempted by Ministry of Health and Medical Services if above the age of 18.

Scheme Priority Disciplines and Programmes

Undergraduate Programmes

  1. Bio Medical Engineering
  2. Speech Therapists
  3. Clinical Psychology/Counselor
  4. Sports Medicine
  5. Sports Science

  1. Veterinary Sciences
  2. Aquaculture
  3. Fish Technology
  4. Food Technology
  5. Plant Pathologist
  6. Biosecurity
  7. Seafood Science and Technology
  8. Virologist- Livestock
  9. Microbiologist
  10. Agricultural Irrigation

  1. Data Science
  2. Software Development
  3. Cyber Security
  4. Geographical Information System
  5. Business Analytics
  6. Geological Information System

  1. Productivity Analyst
  2. Actuarial Finance/Science
  3. Public Policy Specialist

  1. Forensic Science
  2. Quantity Surveying
  3. Architectural Design

Postgraduate Programmes

  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Road Pavement and Highway
  3. Hydrology
  4. Geotechnical Engineering
  5. Water and Sewerage

TVET Programmes

Eligible Higher Education Institutions

  1. Auckland University of Technology
  2. Massey University
  3. The University of Auckland
  4. Monash University
  5. Queensland University of Technology
  6. Western Sydney University
  7. University of Newcastle
  8. University of New South Wales
  9. Swinburne University of Technology
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