Application for Student Bursary Scheme

Call for applications for 40 scholarships available for Semester 1, 2022

Who is eligible to apply?

Entry is open to all first year fulltime local students who have enrolled in any undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree program or Postgraduate Studies program at FNU in 2022 and are not on any form of scholarship or sponsorship.

To be considered, the applicant must have applied to the Student Bursary Scheme and met the following conditions:

  • Be a Fiji Citizen.
  • Must be fully vaccinated and received both jabs.
  • Must have obtained a high school passing mark (year 13) and have a minimum of 60% pass in each subject with the line to the respective discipline.
  • Continuing students to have obtained an average of B.
  • Postgraduate students should have a minimum average GPA of 3.0 and above in their undergraduate degree programme.
  • Must not receive any other scholarship at the time of application and during the study
  • Combined household salary of less than $30,000.
  • Applicant should not have any disciplinary cases.

How to Apply?

All applications need to be made using SAS form 23 available on FNU website

Applicants need to fill in all details and attach the following supporting documents:

  • Verified evidence of family income of no more than FJD $30,000 per year. In any absence of evidence, a statutory declaration must be submitted.
  • Applicants will need to email their complete set of applications to studentfinancialaid@fnu.ac.fj

Closing Date

  • Applications close on Friday, 20th May at 4pm.
  • Successful Applicants will be notified in writing or by telephone by Friday 17th June 2022.

Selection Criteria

Applicants from each of the five FNU Colleges and the Fiji Maritime Academy will be selected for the FNU Student Bursary Scheme. The FNU Student Bursary Scheme will be awarded to students, whose application, in the panel’s opinion, most clearly evidences their commitment to their subject discipline. Applicants would be ranked as per their overall GPA for Semester 2, 2021 and the combined family income being less than $30,000.  The selection panel shall comprise of the Vice Chancellor, University Registrar and Director Finance.

Conditions

Successful applicants must meet all of the conditions of their offer of a place at the University and have successfully enrolled in Semester 1, 2022 no later than 22nd April to be eligible for the FNU Student Bursary Scheme.

The Registrar of the Fiji National University will determine whether the application meets the criteria and can be considered for the sponsorship.

The sponsorship shall be available for one term only.

Payment of Award

The University reserves the right to withhold or reserve or terminate payment in the event of inappropriate behaviour which breaches the University’s regulations.

Responsibilities of the FNU Student Bursary Scheme Sponsored Students

  • Abide by the University regulations for academic and personal behaviour
  • Act as an ambassador and engage in promotional activities for the Fiji National University.
  • Agree that the University may use the names of the sponsored students, their photographs and audio and/or visual recordings of them in publicity and marketing materials.