This award is named in memory of Stephen J. Faralli, who passed away suddenly in 2016 at the age of 58. Stephen was born in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1958 and attended high school at Malvern Preparatory School. He attended college at Drexel University, graduating with honors in 1980 with a BS in Business Administration. He went on to become a successful businessman who continuously exhibited the highest level of personal and professional integrity. At the time of his death, Stephen was president of The Arthur Jackson Company in Upper Darby, Pa., the largest privately-owned building maintenance company in the Delaware Valley. This fund was established in 2018 by Stephen’s family to honor his memory.

This award is intended to provide financial support to high school seniors who are residents of Delaware County or Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and who attend a public school, and who lost a parent. Eligible applicants are biological children, adopted children, and stepchildren. In order to apply, students must have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or above in high school, have a financial need, and intend to pursue a 4-year degree at a college or university. This award is available to students every four years, starting in 2019. The next award will be available in 2023.

To be considered for this award, apply here between January 15 and March 15, 2019.