L3 High School Senior Merit Scholarship

L3 High School Senior Merit Scholarship

Two successful applicants to the L3 High School Senior Merit Scholarship will be awarded up to $35,000 towards pilot training at L3 Flight Academy in Florida!

L3 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 L3’s 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 2020, who successfully enroll into L3’s Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track.

Deadline to Apply: October 25, 2019

Start dates: July - September 2020


To apply for the scholarship, click the ‘Request info’ button displayed below which will open an enquiry form. Please enter your personal details and reference the L3 High School Senior Merit Scholarship within the questions or comments section.

Once we receive your request, one of our Admissions Officers will get in touch with you to discuss your pilot training journey and walk you through the application process.

Alternatively, you can speak with a member of our team by calling us at +1 800 U CAN FLY

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

L3 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.

For full entry criteria and more information around our pilot training courses please see the Downloads, FAQ’s, and Terms and Conditions below.

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.