TSLB receives 2755 applications

TELS board officer Jone Waisale (right) attends to a long queue of students with their applications to be processed at the TSLB office in Suva. Picture: FILE/JOVESA NAISUA/FILE

The Tertiary Scholarship and Loans Board has received 2755 applications by January 7, said Chief Executive Officer Bobby Maharaj.

1526 applications were for National Toppers Local Scholarship Scheme, 976 for  Tertiary Education Loans Scheme for New Students, 142 applications were lodged for Tertiary Education Loans Scheme for Existing Students, 24 applications were made for Tertiary Education Loans Scheme for Public Sector Employees, 31 were received for Tertiary Education Loans Scheme for Private Sector Employees,49 applications were made for Tertiary Education Loans Scheme for TCF Students and 7 applications were lodged for Tertiary Education Loans Scheme for Year 12 students for FNU Engineering programs.

“Students who have completed Year 12 or 13 in 2020 are reminded that they must register and apply before January 24, 2021,” said Mr Maharaj.

“This is even if they do not have their Year 12/13 results, final program offer letter, rent/hostel agreement or evidence of residential address from where they will be travelling for classes.”

“They will still be given time till February 19, 2021 to upload the Year 12/13 results, final program offer letter, rent/hostel agreement or evidence of residential address.”

TSLB also requests students who are facing difficulties in applying, particularly those from the areas affected by TC Yasa to contact the TSLB Office nearest to them for assistance.

 

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