Rep. Maloney forms Valley Forge Military College Scholarship Committee
11/14/2011
Boyertown, PA – State Representative David M. Maloney announced that under the PA Legislative Appointment Initiative, his 130th Legislative District office has formed a committee to select and appoint a single nominee (and two alternates) to a scholarship to Valley Forge Military College of Pennsylvania, The Military College of Pennsylvania, in Wayne, PA. Rep. Maloney’s committee is now actively seeking scholarship candidates for the Fall 2012 semester.

Valley Forge Military College (VFMC) is a co-ed, two year transfer-college offering Associate of Arts degrees in eight areas of study. VFMC offers a 12 to 1 student to faculty ratio, and 98 percent of VFMC graduates are accepted to the universities of their choice. The Valley Forge Military College is rooted in quality academic programs and supported by leadership training, character development, and personal motivation, strong athletic and extracurricular opportunities.

“This is an outstanding scholarship opportunity. The level of academics at Valley Forge Military College is known nationally.” said Rep. Maloney. “I am very happy to be able to associate with VFMC and their fine military traditions.”

The Legislative Appointment is open to graduating high school seniors from public and private schools who reside within the 130th Legislative District. The 130th includes: the Townships of Oley, Amity, Colebrookdale, Ruscombmanor, Earl, Pike, Douglass Berks, Union, Rockland, parts of Exeter Township and the boroughs of Boyertown, Birdsboro and Fleetwood.

The selected appointee will receive guaranteed acceptance to Valley Forge Military College and a minimum $24,000 in scholarship aid for the two year program. The appointee will also be eligible to participate in the US Army’s Early Commissioning Program at VFMC.

The 130th Legislative Appointment Committee is made up of residents of the 130th who are themselves former military. The committee is responsible for coordinating the appointment program, reviewing all applications, interviewing applicants and making recommendations to Rep. Maloney for appointment.

Additional information about the program and the Valley Forge Military College application may be found at www.VFMAC.edu and at Rep. Maloney’s offices in Boyertown, 610-369-3010 and Douglassville, 610-385-0704.
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