Fort Ticonderoga Offers Scholarships for Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War

Fort Ticonderoga offers four middle or high school teachers the opportunity to attend the Twenty-Second Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War May 19-21, 2017, on scholarships. With a panel of distinguished historians from across the United States, this seminar focuses on the Seven Years’ War in North America, also known as the French & Indian War. The War College takes place in the Mars Education Center and is open to the public; pre-registration is required. The scholarships are available for educators who are first-time attendees at the War College

Begun in 1996, the War College of the Seven Years’ War has become the premier seminar on the French & Indian War in the United States. It features a mix of new and established scholars in an informal setting for a weekend of presentations related to the military, social, and cultural history of the French & Indian War.

Since 2001, Fort Ticonderoga has provided scholarships for 68 teachers from across the United States to attend the War College, and a total of 130 teacher scholarships to attend seminars and conferences at Ticonderoga.

Teachers interested in applying for a scholarship to attend this year’s War College can download an application at www.fortticonderoga.org by clicking on “Education” and selecting “Educators” on the drop down menu. Applications are due by March 15th. Successful applicants will receive free registration, two box lunches, and an opportunity to dine with the War College speakers at a private dinner on the Saturday of the War College. Contact Rich Strum, Director of Education, at rstrum@fort-ticonderoga.org if you have questions.

Non-teachers can register to attend the War College as well. The cost is $130 if registering before March 15th; $155 after that date. There are discounts for Members of Fort Ticonderoga. Registration forms can be downloaded from the Fort’s website at www.fortticonderoga.org by clicking on “Education” and selecting “Workshops and Seminars” on the drop down menu. Printed copies are available by calling (518) 585-2821.

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Photo:  Fort Ticonderoga presents the Twenty-Second Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War May 19-21, 2017. Registration is now open for this annual seminar focused on the French & Indian War in North America. Early Bird Registration—with a savings of $25—closes March 15th.

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