TELS for Pilot Training

  • This Scheme applies only for students who have completed Year 13 or Equivalent Foundation Studies in the year preceding the award Year. 
  • Existing Pilot training students are not eligible for TELS. 
  • The exact number of awards per year will be determined by TSLB in consultation with the relevant stakeholders. 
  • The review of all applications for the pilot training are carried out by The National Airline as the airline would be the main employer of such new pilots.
  • The assessment by the National Airlines is not only based on academic results or excellence but the individual’s psychological, emotional and physiological characteristics amongst other considerations. However, the precise nature of the selection is guided by the National Airlines selection criteria and they have the final say in such matters under the policy guidelines for funding for pilot training courses.
Application Requirements:
  • An official academic transcript for Year 12 and 13 or equivalent Foundation Studies including the GPA.
  • Offer letter from the Higher Education Institute.
  • Certified True Copy of the Birth Certificate.
  • Copy of bank statement with account under the applicant’s name
  • Copy of bank statement or M-Paisa account with account under the applicant’s name if applying for allowances.
  • Tin Letter/FRCA-FNPF Joint Card of the Student.
  • Tin Letter/FRCA-FNPF Joint Card of the Parents/Guardian.
  • 1 recent passport size photo.
  • Proof of parents/guardians/spouse/self income (Salary Slip or Statutory Declaration)
 Incomplete forms will not be considered.
 All photocopied documents must be certified by an authorised person.

Towards the end of each High School academic year, the Board shall publish in the local media, the priority areas that will be given consideration. Applicants will be invited to apply for the Loan Scheme.
There are no strict deadlines for application, however, students wishing to begin their higher education from a particular term must apply and get into the bond agreement before the commencement of a new academic term.
Applications received during the academic terms will be considered for the following academic term.

How To Apply
  1. Scan and get all the required documents ready before starting the process of applying online in the pdf, png, or jpg format. 
  2. Visit and register for TSLB online application. Applicants cannot apply online unless registered first.
  3. Once registered fill the appropriate information.
  4. Upload all the required documents. 
  5. Submit the online application.
  6. Applicants for NTS need not fill another TELS application as all unsuccessful applications for NTS will be considered for TELS.
Applicants who are yet to received their Year 13/Year 12 or Foundation Studues results and the offer letter from the University must still apply before the closing dates. These documents can be uploaded later.  However, no applications will be processed unless the Year 13 results and offer letters are uploaded.


  • TSLB shall be responsible for assessment of applications against the set criteria.
  • TSLB may seek any further information to substantiate claims made by the applicant.
  • All applicants are responsible for gaining acceptance into institutions. Fee structures from the institution must accompany each application form.
  • TELS will only be awarded to institutions approved by the Fijian Government, and programs accredited by a professional educational body.
  •  All TELS application will go through an extensive review and TSLB’s scholarship decision shall be final and cannot be appealed.
  • Official indication of being granted an award is the receipt of the Confirmation of the award letter from the Chairperson/Chief Executive Officers or any authorised officer of TSLB.
TELS Acceptance Deadline
  • All TELS award offered must be accepted within 14 days after the date posted on the award notification (email or letter).
  • All awards not accepted by this deadline will be cancelled.
  • To accept the awards students must sign and return the offer letter to TSLB together with the bond forms.

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