• 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 participants 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.

Medal of Honor Legacy:

Cold War

June 16 – 21, 2019

Academic Director: Dr. Matthew Masur 

Location: Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

After World War II and until 1991 when the Soviet Union collapsed, the U.S. and its allies faced a bipolar conflict with the Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc. The political, ideological and economic struggles between these factions, known as the Cold War, was challenged on many fronts and in many locations throughout the globe. This seminar will present a broad investigation of factors that led to the start and end of the Cold War.


Program features include:

  • A presentation and discussion with Medal of Honor Recipient James McCloughan who will share his experiences serving in Vietnam
  • Rise and fall of the Soviet Union
  • Effect of the Warsaw Pact on eastern Europe
  • Korean conflict and stabilizing democracy
  • Roots of communism
  • Nuclear proliferation around the world
  • Vietnam and the idea of a proxy war
  • Receive resource materials and training for use of the Medal of Honor Character Development Program
  • Five days of scholarly lectures and pedagogical discussions
  • Network with teachers from across the country

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