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FAA Aviation Scholarships

Scholarships in aviation are the most sought after types of financial aid for students. By applying for our scholarships, students could recieve up to $35,000 towards training at our academy.

Scholarships do not have to be paid back and are not always based on financial need! All L3Harris Scholarships must be used at L3Harris Flight Academy in Sanford, Florida.

To apply for a scholarship, you will need to speak with an L3Harris Admissions Officer. Scroll down to the scholarship you are interested in, and click the "Apply Now" or "Request Info" button. Fill out the required information, and submit your inquiry. Upon receipt of your application, an Admissions Officer will reach out to you to discuss your next steps.

Professional Pilot Program Details
  • Cost: $83,995
  • Status: Full-time
  • Course type: FAA Pilot and Instructor certificates and ratings
  • Course duration: Approximately 15 months (subject to scheduling)
  • Required experience: Little to none
  • Certificates and Ratings: Private Pilot Certificate, Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot Single-Engine Certificate, Commercial Multi-Engine Add-on Rating, Certified Flight Instructor Certificate

L3Harris Future Pilot Scholarship

At L3Harris, we are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse future on the flight line.

The L3Harris Future Pilot Scholarships were created to demonstrate our commitment to increasing diversity on the flight line and to provide funding assistance to those with a passion and aptitude for aviation.

To spearhead our commitment to diversity in the sky, at least 50% of the Future Pilot Scholarships will be awarded to females.

2 Scholarships worth up to $25,000

10 Scholarship worth up to $12,500

The Future Pilot Scholarships are available to anyone who enrolls in the L3Harris Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track at our Sanford, Florida Flight Academy.

FAQs and Terms & Conditions can be accessed below.
Details
Deadline to apply: 30 Jun 2020 00:00

83

Days

07

Hours

50

Mins
Scholarship Amount
Up to $25,000
Location
Florida Flight Academy
Start Dates

Subject to availability

Apply Now

    FAQs and Terms & Conditions

  • FAQs
  • Terms & Conditions

      1) Applicants must have applied as a new student to L3 CTS Airline Academy.

      2) Applicant must be self-sponsored and not sponsored by any airline/university/etc.

      3) Applicants must have completed financial aid requirements or confirmed cash payments. (Cash payment plan still requires $10K prior to starting and $6K per month until balance is paid).

      4) Funds from any L3 CTS Airline Academy Scholarship may only be used towards the total cost of education in the Airline Pilot Track (APT) or Professional Pilot Program (PPP).

      5) Recipients must stay in the APT or PPP program in order to remain eligible.

      6) For students receiving financial aid: If the scholarship award creates an over-award (any award that exceeds your total cost of education) a refund will be issued to the lender to reduce your financial aid award.

      7) The decision to award the scholarship shall be made by L3 and L3’s decision shall be final. If you are not successful L3 may keep your application on file and suggest alternative programs that you may be eligible for.

      8) The scholarship is nontransferable.

      9) The scholarship is forfeited if student withdraws from the program.

      10) Students cannot be awarded more than one L3 CTS Airline Academy Scholarship.

      11) Financial aid (which includes a scholarship) is only available for those who qualify.

      12) SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

      13) You may not apply if you have previously been awarded funds from L3.

L3Harris Florida Resident Scholarship

The L3Harris Florida Resident Scholarship was created for those who reside in the state of Florida and wish to become a Professional Pilot at L3Harris! If you live in the sunshine state, you already know that our tropical climate makes Florida an ideal place for flight training. Just minutes from theme parks, beaches and other major attractions, our Academy location in Sanford (just north of Orlando) is a great place to learn to fly.

Worth up to $4,000, the Florida Resident Scholarship is open to all Florida residents enrolling in our Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track.

Recipients of the Florida Resident scholarship can also apply and receive other L3Harris Flight Academy scholarships!

FAQs and Terms & Conditions can be accessed below.
Details
Deadline to apply: 26 Mar 2020 00:00

00

Days

00

Hours

00

Mins
Scholarship Amount
Up to $4,000
Location
Florida Flight Academy
Start Dates

April 9th

Apply Now

    FAQs and Terms & Conditions

  • FAQs
  • Terms & Conditions

      1) Applicants must have applied as a new student to L3 CTS Airline Academy.

      2) Applicant must be self-sponsored and not sponsored by any airline/university/etc.

      3) Applicants must have completed financial aid requirements or confirmed cash payments. (Cash payment plan still requires $10K prior to starting and $6K per month until balance is paid).

      4) Funds from any L3 CTS Airline Academy Scholarship may only be used towards the total cost of education in the Airline Pilot Track (APT) or Professional Pilot Program (PPP).

      5) Recipients must stay in the APT or PPP program in order to remain eligible.

      6) For students receiving financial aid: If the scholarship award creates an over-award (any award that exceeds your total cost of education) a refund will be issued to the lender to reduce your financial aid award.

      7) The decision to award the scholarship shall be made by L3 and L3’s decision shall be final. If you are not successful L3 may keep your application on file and suggest alternative programs that you may be eligible for.

      8) The scholarship is nontransferable.

      9) The scholarship is forfeited if student withdraws from the program.

      10) Students cannot be awarded more than one L3 CTS Airline Academy Scholarship (unless awarded the Florida Resident Scholarship)

      11) Financial aid (which includes a scholarship) is only available for those who qualify.

      12) SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

      13) You may not apply if you have previously been awarded funds from L3.

L3Harris High School Senior Merit Scholarship

Two successful applicants to the L3Harris High School Senior Merit Scholarship will be awarded up to $35,000 towards pilot training at L3Harris Flight Academy in Florida!

L3Harris is committed to ensuring that a career as a commercial airline pilot is accessible to as many talented aspiring pilots as possible. We encourage any High School Seniors interested in pursing a career as a Professional Pilot, to apply.

This scholarship is part of L3Harris’ Pilot Pathways initiative, which is a broader commitment to improving the accessibility of training to aspiring pilots from all backgrounds.

The High School Senior Merit Scholarships are open to all High School Seniors graduating in 2021 who successfully enroll into L3Harris’ Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track.

FAQs and Terms & Conditions can be accessed below.
Details
Deadline to apply: 30 Nov 2020 15:13

236

Days

23

Hours

04

Mins
Scholarship amount
Up to $35,000
Location
Florida Flight Academy
Start dates

July - September 2021

Request info

    FAQs and Terms & Conditions

  • FAQs
  • Terms & Conditions

      1) Applicants must have applied as a new student to L3 CTS Airline Academy.

      2) Applicant must be self-sponsored and not sponsored by any airline/university/etc.

      3) Applicants must have completed financial aid requirements or confirmed cash payments. (Cash payment plan still requires $10K prior to starting and $6K per month until balance is paid).

      4) Funds from any L3 CTS Airline Academy Scholarship may only be used towards the total cost of education in the Airline Pilot Track (APT) or Professional Pilot Program (PPP).

      5) Recipients must stay in the Airline Pilot Track or Professional Pilot Program in order to remain eligible.

      6) For students receiving financial aid: If the scholarship award creates an over-award (any award that exceeds your total cost of education) a refund will be issued to the lender to reduce your financial aid award.

      7) The scholarship is nontransferable.

      8) The scholarship is forfeited if student withdraws from the program.

      9) Students cannot be awarded more than one L3 CTS Airline Academy Scholarship.

      10) Financial aid (which includes a scholarship) is only available for those who qualify.

      11) SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

L3Harris Pilot Pathways Veterans Scholarship

Successful applicants to the L3Harris Veterans Scholarship will receive up to $15,000 towards pilot training at L3Harris!

L3Harris Flight Academy is proud to support U.S. veterans as they prepare to re-enter the civilian work force. Being successful in the military takes determination, hard work, and discipline; some of the same skills that breed successful Airline Pilots.

Utilize the skills you acquired from serving in the U.S. Armed Forces towards an exciting career as a commercial pilot!

The scholarship will go towards flight training costs at L3Harris Flight Academy in Florida.

The L3Harris Veterans Scholarships are open to all Honorably Discharged U.S. Veterans who successfully enroll into L3Harris’ Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track. This scholarship is a part of the L3Harris Pilot Pathways initiatives, which is a broader commitment to improving the accessibility of training to aspiring pilots from all backgrounds.

L3Harris has the pathways to make your transition from Cadet to Airline Pilot seamless. Upon completion of the L3Harris Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track, you will be guaranteed an interview to become an instructor at our Florida Academy. Through our relationships with 14 airlines across the US, over 96% of cadets who become L3Harris Instructors are hired at an Airline.

Qualified applicants may utilize other forms of Financial Aid to fund their pilot training at L3Harris Flight Academy in Florida, including VA benefits such as the GI Bill, Federal Student Aid via the FAFSA, and private loans or scholarships.

FAQs and Terms & Conditions can be accessed below.
Details
Scholarship amount
Up to $15,000
Location
Florida Flight Academy
Start dates

Subject to availability

Request info

    FAQs and Terms & Conditions

  • FAQs
  • Terms & Conditions

      1) Applicants must have applied as a new student to L3Harris Airline Academy.

      2) Applicant must be self-sponsored and not sponsored by any airline/university/etc.

      3) Applicants must have completed financial aid requirements or confirmed cash payments. (Cash payment plan still requires $10K prior to starting and $6K per month until balance is paid).

      4) Funds from any L3Harris Airline Academy Scholarship may only be used towards the total cost of education in the Airline Pilot Track (APT) or Professional Pilot Program (PPP).

      5) Recipients must stay in the Airline Pilot Track or Professional Pilot Program in order to remain eligible.

      6) For students receiving financial aid: If the scholarship award creates an over-award (any award that exceeds your total cost of education) a refund will be issued to the lender to reduce your financial aid award.

      7) The scholarship is nontransferable.

      8) The scholarship is forfeited if student withdraws from the program.

      9) Students cannot be awarded more than one L3Harris Airline Academy Scholarship.

      10) Financial aid (which includes a scholarship) is only available for those who qualify.

      11) SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

Airline Oriented Flight Training & Pathways to 14 U.S. Airlines

L3Harris Flight Academy has the pathways to make your transition from Cadet to Airline Pilot seamless. Over 96% of Cadets who become Instructors at our Florida Academy are hired by the Airlines - after reaching the FAA mandated 1500 flight hours.

FAA career prospects
Why L3Harris Flight Academy
Guaranteed Flight Instructor interview upon graduation
Guaranteed Flight Instructor interview upon graduation

96% of graduates who stay with us to build flight hours go on to be placed with airlines
96% of graduates who stay with us to build flight hours go on to be placed with airlines

100% funding available for those who qualify
100% funding available for those who qualify

We work with 14 affiliate airlines (with pathways to United, American and Delta)
We work with 14 affiliate airlines (with pathways to United, American and Delta)

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