• Scholarships are available for nearly every teacher accepted into the programs thanks to generous donations from our sponsors.
  • On-campus scholarships are valued at $1,400 per teacher.
  • Traveling workshop program scholarships are valued at $1,550 per teacher.
  • Travel stipends also are available to eligible teachers.


Program Information:

  • Tuition covers accommodations, on-site meals, admissions, instruction, tour transportation, airport shuttle (if applicable) and one graduate credit (see Accreditation).
  • Teachers who receive scholarships are expected to make a $150 refundable deposit to hold their registration. Refunds are awarded after the program has been successfully completed.


  • Each program includes one graduate credit hour, which is granted by La Salle University in Pennsylvania. Enrolled students who wish to earn another two credits (3 total credits) must pay $150 for each additional credit at the beginning of the program.

For more information, contact our Education Department at (610) 933-8825 ext. 230 or

Freedoms Foundation reserves the right to vary program content, accrediting institutions or sites as necessary, or cancel any course with 30 days advance notice.

 The 19th Amendment


July 7 – 12, 2019

 Academic Director:
Dr. Katherine A.S. Sibley 

Director of American Studies Program

St. Joseph’s University

Location: Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Effective 3/17/19 — This program has a waiting list.

As the adoption of the 19th Amendment approaches its 100th anniversary in 1920, this program provides participants with an in-depth look at the events surrounding this achievement. Well-known suffragist Susan B. Anthony once said, “The best protection any woman can have … is courage.” The courage women faced in organizing and accomplishing their rights to vote during the eight-decade-long suffrage movement will be explored, including the triumphs of influential females such as Anthony, Alice Paul, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.


Program features include:

  • Identifying the struggles women overcame to gain the right to vote, earn better wages and access education
  • Exploring the 19th century movement for women’s suffrage through events that happened in Seneca Falls, New York, in the late 1840s
  • Examining the impact of the amendment’s passage on the American political system
  • Understanding the implications that the 19th Amendment has on today’s society
  • Day trip to New Jersey to visit Paulsdale, a National Historic Landmark and the birthplace of Alice Paul, suffragist and equal rights activist
  • Five days of scholarly lectures and pedagogical discussions
  • Network with teachers from across the country


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