L3 Airline Academy is dedicated to assisting veterans achieve their goal of becoming a professional airline pilot. Because the VA will not reimburse veterans for their Private Pilot certificate, the L3 Airline Academy Private Pilot Veterans Scholarship program is to help veterans with the cost of attaining their Private Pilot Certificate. Eligible participants may receive up to $3,000 toward the tuition of the Private Pilot certificate course.

Requirements

Awards

The L3 Airline Academy Veterans Scholarship will award up to $3,000 to eligible candidates. Scholarship amounts will vary.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be honorably discharged from the US Military. Provide copy of DD214.
  • Must meet all admissions criteria
  • Provide 500 word essay :
    • Your desire to work in aviation
    • How could you impact/benefit the Aviation industry
    • Why you are a good candidate for L3 Airline Academy
  • Provide recent copy of resume (1-2 pages max)
  • High School or college transcripts (last completed).
  • Include two letters of recommendation from non-relatives. (Recent and related to aviation preferred).

AWARD DETERMINATION

Applicants’ essays will be evaluated by a scholarship committee on the following criteria: originality, composition, clarity and relevance to the topic.

GPA from HS or College is considered.

Upon completion of stage one in the Private Pilot certificate course a credit will be posted to the student account.

HOW TO APPLY
The scholarship application and all supporting documents must be submitted to the L3 Airline Academy Scholarship Committee at least one month prior to the desired start date.

If you have any questions about the L3 Airline Academy Veterans Scholarship or would like to apply, please contact the L3 Airline Academy Admissions department at 407-330-7020 or send an email to admissions@afa.edu.

PROVISIONS

  • Applicants must have applied as a new student to L3 Airline Academy .
  • Cash payment plan still requires $10K prior to starting and $6K per month until balance is paid.
  • Funds from the L3 Airline Academy Private Pilot Veterans Scholarship can only be used toward tuition in the 141 Private Pilot certificate course.
  • The scholarship is nontransferable and has no redeemable cash value.
  • The scholarship is forfeited if student withdraws from the program.
  • Students cannot be awarded more than one scholarship.
  • Financial aid (which includes a scholarship) is only available for those who qualify.
  • SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS ARE LIMITED AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL DEPLETED.

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