The Special Operations Fund (SOFund) in partnership with Phillips Exeter Academy (PEA) is proud to announce the continuation of a program that will provide an opportunity for daughters and sons of Special Operations Service Members to attend The Phillips Exeter Academy’s 2017 Summer School Program in Exeter, New Hampshire.  The dates for PEA’s Summer School Program are July 2 through August 4, 2017.

The PEA Summer School enrollment is 700 students, with a student to teacher ratio of 13:1.  Students will live and attend all classes at the PEA.  Academic credit will be given for completed course work, classes are designed for academic enrichment, however students will be evaluated for each course and award the following grades:  With Honors, Satisfactory, or Unsatisfactory.  The PEA Summer School curriculum includes academics, athletics, and a SAT Preparation Course.  The SOFund / PEA Summer School Scholarship includes all tuition fees, books, room and board, as well as a travel stipend.  The SOFund and PEA Summer School Scholarships provide a remarkable opportunity for our Special Operations families.  The PEA Summer School curriculum is demanding, but the committed student, motivated to maximize the experience, will find it to be truly rewarding.


The SOFund PEA Summer School Scholarships are awarded annually and limited to qualified high school juniors.  


The SOFund is a non-profit, tax exempt IRS 501(c)(3) organization.  Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, or physical ability.


The deadline for submitting your application is January 18, 2017.   Any applications or documentation received after that date will be ineligible. 


Please contact the NSF for entry form and additional details at