Scholarships:

  • Through the generosity of the M.J. MURDOCK CHARITABLE TRUST, a number of scholarships are available 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 schoalrships are available for teachers from all 50 states on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please contact the Freedoms Foundation's Education Office at (610) 933 - 8825, ext. 292 for more information.

Application

Program Information:

  • Tuition is $1,400 per person, per program. $700 is due upon acceptance, with the balance due at the beginning of the program.
  • Tuition covers accomodations, admissions, tour transportation, instruction and one graduate credit. Most meals are included.
  • Teachers who receive scholarships are expected to make 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 begining of the program.

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

Medal of Honor Legacy:
World War II

June 18 - 23, 2017

Academic Director: Gary Williams, MPA

Freedoms Foundation Campus at Valley Forge

 

Meet Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams,
who will share his experiences about Iwo Jima. 

Program topics include:

General Eisenhower and the D-Day Landings

The Battle of the Bulge

The Holocaust

The Island Hopping Campaign with a focus on Guadacanal and Iwo Jima

Japanese Internment

Hiroshima, Nagasaki and the Atomic Bomb

 

Five days of scholarly lectures and pedagogical discussions.

Scheduled speakers include David Eisenhower, University of Pennsylvania.

Oral history sessions with World War II veterans with Q & A.

Visit the Pennsylvania Historical Society to examine letters from World War II veterans.

Receive resource materials and training for use of the Medal of Honor Character Development Program.

Network with teachers from across the country.

Private rooms at Freedoms Foundation and most meals included.