Valley Forge Military Academy, a private, independent college preparatory school for boys in grades 7 through 12, today announced it will be awarding between 12 and 20 new Grants and Cory Stein Memorial Scholarships of $25,000 to $35,000 each, based on financial need, to new applicants this upcoming academic year. Ideal applicants are striving students with demonstrated family financial need for fall 2020 enrollment to 9th, 10th and 11th grades, renewable through graduation from Valley Forge Military Academy.

These scholarships, to be known as Cory Stein Memorial Scholarships, are being funded by Kenneth Stein in memory of his son, Cory Stein, who recently passed away at the age of 47. Cory was an attorney, family therapist, adventurer, martial artist and a soldier of fortune, who was deployed by agencies of the U.S. government and defense contractors to Iraq, Afghanistan and other international hot spots. Cory was a world traveler and a highly respected gentle warrior. Cory’s nephew is currently completing 11th grade at Valley Forge Military Academy.

“We are honored to announce this grant and scholarship program,” says Colonel Stuart B. Helgeson, USMCR (Ret), President of Valley Forge Military Academy and College. “This program is about opportunity. The opportunity for students to attend  our Academy who would otherwise would not be able to attend without the aid of a scholarship. Valley Forge Military Academy is a special place where traditions are honored and leadership is practiced by every cadet; where cadets stand taller with the pride of accomplishment; and where brotherhood is a bond that lasts a lifetime.”

Interested students must register to attend Valley Forge Military Academy by completing an application for admission and financial aid, and an application for this grant and scholarship program. These applications can be found online at www.vfmac.edu/stein. In order to qualify, applicants must submit all required information and documents no later than July 1, 2020.

Valley Forge Military Academy offers several scholarship opportunities for students including those who may not qualify for the Cory Stein Memorial Scholarship. For more information on this and all of our scholarship opportunities contact he Academy Office of Admissions at admissions_academy@vfmac.edu  or by phone at 610-989-1561.

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