Qualifications Upgrade 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. have successfully served NTS bond or paid off TELS debt or be a new applicant.
  4. have a first qualification.
  5. secure a place at an eligible institution by means of a final offer letter.
  6. not have a combined parental income or business networth of more than $100,000 unless allowed by means testing.
  7. be registered with “NEC” upon completion of Certificate or Diploma for an upgrade to Bachelors.
  8. have fully paid off or served the bond for an upgrade to Post Graduate Diploma.
  9. only be paid Tuition.
  10. apply for TELS funding advertised by TSLS on its online application portal via www.tsls.com.fj.

Scheme Eligible Disciplines and Programmes

Medicine and Health20
Agriculture, Fisheries & Forests20
Social Sciences20
Environment/ Marine Science20
Land/Town Planning20
Education Counselling and Psychology100

Eligible Higher Education Institutions

  1. Corpus Christi Teachers College.
  2. Fiji National University.
  3. Fulton Adventists University College.
  4. Sangam Institute of Technology.
  5. The University of the South Pacific.
  6. University of Fiji.
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