For more information, contact our Education Department
(610) 933-8825 ext. 292
education@ffvf.org

Application

Scholarships:

  • Through the generosity of the M.J. MURDOCK CHARITABLE TRUST, a limited number of scholarships are available for qualified teachers from the following states: ALASKA • IDAHO • MONTANA • OREGON • WASHINGTON.
  • The LYNDE and HARRY BRADLEY FOUNDATION is sponsoring 30 scholarships for WISCONSIN secondary school teachers to attend the Medal of Honor Legacy program.
  • Financial assistance and scholarships are available for teachers from all 50 states on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact the Freedoms Foundation's Education Office at (610) 933-8825 ext. 292 for more information.

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Medal of Honor Legacy

July 16 - 21, 2017

 Academic Director: Dr. Cory Etchberger, PhD

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

 

This seminar features:

  • Meet Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. Leroy Petry, USAR  ,who served in Paktya Province, Afghanistan, will share his experiences.

 

  • Topics include World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
  • Five days of scholarly lectures and pedagogy discussions - past speakers have included historian David EisenhowerSeal of Honor Author Gary Williams, Rutgers political scientist Professor Eric Davis , La Salle political scientist Michael Boyle, and many more.
  • Oral history sessions with veterans of each conflict studied with Q&A
  • Visit historic sites at Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
  • Visit Freedoms Foundation Medal of Honor Grove and Archives.
  • Network with teachers from around the country.
  • Private rooms at Freedoms Foundation and most meals included.

Program Information:

  • Tuition is $1,400 per person, per program. $700 is due upon acceptance, with balance at beginning of the program.
  • Tuition covers accommodations, admissions, tour transportation, instruction, and one graduate credit hour. Most meals are included. 
  • Teachers who receive scholarships are required to provide a $150 refundable deposit to hold their registration. Refunds are awarded after the program is completed.

Accreditation:

  • Each program includes one graduate credit hour, which is granted by Immaculata University in Pennsylvania. Enrolled students who wish to earn  three credits must pay $150 for each additional credit at the beginning of the program.

For more information, contact our Education Department
(610) 933-8825 ext. 292 or education@ffvf.org