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Four students from TTI received scholarship from TDB

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 03/09/2018

Four students from Tupou Tertiary Institute were fortunate with scholarships from the Tonga Development Bank – TDB this morning. These scholarships worth more than TOP$10,000.

The Manager Operation of the Tonga Development Bank, Lataheanga Kava says these scholarships were funded from the Bank’s profit each year.

Kava says the scholarship program was initiated in 2002 to mark the bank’s 25th anniversary but they actually started in 2003.

She adds, so far, they have funded 478 scholarships worth more than TOP$340,000.

The bank is providing scholarships to 12 Higher Education Institutes and Technical Colleges in Tongatapu, ‘Eua and Vava’u.

Kava says the scholarship program is aimed at Tertiary Institute and Technical College because their study programs are near completion.

Meanwhile, the Director of Tupou Tertiary Institute Rev. Dr. ‘Ungatea Kata thanked the bank for providing these scholarships.

Present at the program this morning were teachers and students of Tupou Tertiary Institute.

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