L3 Pilot Pathways Women Aviators Scholarship.

L3 Pilot Pathways Women Aviators Scholarship

At L3, we are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse future on the flight deck. L3 Commercial Aviation’s Airline Academy has joined forces with SkyWest Airlines to enhance its L3 Pilot Pathways Women Aviators Scholarship. SkyWest will offer an additional $25,000 of funding, increasing the scholarship offer up to $50,000 for one successful applicant.

The Women Aviator selected for this scholarship will be accepted into the SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program and the $50,000 scholarship will go towards the training costs of L3’s Professional Pilot Program in Florida.

L3 will also be providing one (1) scholarship worth up to $25,000 and eight (8) additional scholarships worth up to $12,500 to help a total of 10 aspiring female pilots begin their pilot training journey at L3 in Florida.

The Women Aviators Scholarships are open to all female U.S citizens and female U.S. permanent residents who successfully enroll into L3’s Professional Pilot Program. This scholarship is only the first of L3’s Pilot Pathways initiative, which is a broader commitment to improving the accessibility of training to aspiring pilots from all backgrounds.

Applications Due: June 30th 2019

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


To apply for the scholarship simply click the ‘enroll now' button displayed below, this will open an email. In the body of the email please include your first and last name, contact number and that you are interested in the L3 Pilot Pathways Women Aviators Scholarship. Once you have sent this email one of our admissions team members will get in touch with you to walk you through the application process.

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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.


13) The $50,000 Scholarship recipient will sign a contract with SkyWest for 1 year of service after meeting First Officer eligibility. If the candidate breaks this contract with SkyWest, they will not need to pay back the scholarship funds.

14) To view Terms and Conditions of SkyWest’s Cadet Program, visit http://www.skywest.com/skywest-airline-jobs/career-guides/pilot-pathway-program/