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6984 Ministry of Education and Training scholarships 2-30 November 2022


Ministry of Education and Training


The Ministry of Education and Training is pleased to invite applications for the 2023 intake of the Tonga Government Scholarship (TGS). Under the TGS Program, scholarships for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs will generally be offered in-country or in the region, depending on where a particular program is offered.

Successful applicants will sign an agreement with the Government in accordance with the terms and conditions of the TGS. All TGS scholarship holders, upon completion of their study programs, must return and work in Tonga and apply their enhanced knowledge and skills towards the development of the country. The Priority Fields of Study for study commencing in 2023 are included in the scholarship application form.

There is a limited number of scholarships available. Selection will be based on merit in consideration of the academic achievement, relevance of the study program to the human resource development priorities of the Government of Tonga, financial need and work experiences, in compliance with the set eligibility criteria being established by the National Scholarship Committee. Please ensure that you are eligible to apply before submitting your application.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit independent applications directly to their preferred institution at the same time as applying for the Scholarship. Before accepting the offer of a scholarship applicants must provide evidence of acceptance into the study program they will be studying at an approved institution.

Application forms are available from the Scholarships Unit, Ministry of Education and Training Head Office, Vuna Road and at the following offices:

  • Vava’u High School;
  • Ha’apai High School;
  • ‘Eua High School;
  • Niuatoputapu District High School and
  • Niuafo’ou District High School.
  • Application forms can also be downloaded from the Government’s website at

The application form must be completed in full; copies of all requested documents must be certified. Your application package must be clearly marked “Scholarship Application”, and to be delivered (in person or by post) by 4.00 PM Wednesday, 30 November 2022 either to the:

Scholarships Unit,
Ministry of Education and Training,
Vuna Road,
Postal Address:
PO Box 61,

Applications may be deemed ineligible if all relevant forms are not completed (refer to Forms 1-5).

Please be advised that only successful applicants will be notified.

Late applications will NOT be considered.

For further enquiries, please contact the Scholarships Unit, Ministry of Education and Training on Telephone. 7400943 or 7400944, or by email at naififita [at] gmail [dot] com or sptelefoni [at] gmail [dot] com


Matangi Tonga Online ref. #6984 Ministry of Education and Training, 2-30 November 2022