Samoan scholarship students

Samoan scholarship students cannot travel in 2022

TV1Samoa reports that a member of the scholarship committee said they're awaiting word from the various governments involved.

An attempt has been made by Australia and New Zealand to offer some of the students online classes while they wait for travel restrictions to end.

TV1Samoa reports the scholarship for the 2022 school year are not affected.


Photo file Fijivillage  Caption: USP Laucala campus in Suva, Fiji 


Samoa explores repatriation options for scholarship students overseas

A Government statement said paramount to the Cabinet’s directive is the safety of student’s but most importantly for the students to satisfy all the necessary COVID Tests mandatory requirements for all returning residents’ to ensure that the country’s security is not compromised.

In his weekly television programme with TV3 and streamed live on Facebook, Prime Minister Tuilaepa. Sailele Malielegaoi said that one of the options will be to explore a direct flight from China transiting through Japan and Australia to uplift the students.