Fiji Time: 4:02 PM on Wednesday 14 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Scholarships for civil servants

Nasik Swami
Thursday, January 09, 2014

GOOD news for civil servants as the Government of the People's Republic of China has offered scholarships to study for the International Master of Public Administration program.

An Information Ministry statement released yesterday said the scholarship entitlements would include tuition fees, allowances, accommodation, medical insurance, one time roundtrip air ticket and overseas travel insurance.

PSC permanent secretary Parmesh Chand encouraged eligible civil servants to apply for the program.

Mr Chand said this was one of the priority areas of training for public servants and as such Fiji was deeply appreciative of the offer of assistance by the People's Republic of China in this field.

"Applicants must be a Fiji citizen working in government and he or she must have the endorsement of his/her permanent secretary," Mr Chand said.

In addition, applicants must be under 45 years of age when taking up the award and have an undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

Further details on the application can be obtained from the PSC website

The applications close on January 10.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62080.6018
JPY 57.887054.8870
GBP 0.31060.3026
EUR 0.42030.4083
NZD 0.71690.6839
AUD 0.65170.6267
USD 0.47950.4625



Exchange Rate updated on 14th October 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Rape, porn case
  2. Science flop
  3. Visa-free entry talks
  4. $13m bridge brings relief to farming community
  5. Marriage celebrants receive certificate
  6. Former journo awaits call
  7. Call to support Konrote
  8. Miss Levuka ready
  9. $3.7m dividends
  10. $61k classrooms for school

Top Stories this Week

  1. Death classified as unnatural Thursday (08 Oct)
  2. President-elect receives mixed reaction Tuesday (13 Oct)
  3. Who is Jioje Konrote Tuesday (13 Oct)
  4. Head of State Tuesday (13 Oct)
  5. 'Konrote will need to resign from Party' Monday (12 Oct)
  6. Ganilau a nominee Thursday (08 Oct)
  7. Man jailed 14 years for raping brother's stepdaughter Friday (09 Oct)
  8. Konrote is Fiji's next President Monday (12 Oct)
  9. Man faces rape, porn charges Tuesday (13 Oct)
  10. McKee's with Fiji Thursday (08 Oct)