The Richard III Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Mahoney as the new administrator for the Richard III Student Programs. These programs encompass the Richard III Scholarship for Medieval Studies and The John Davey Research Grant for Medieval Studies. A past member of the Board of Directors and former editor of ‘The Medelai Gazette’, the Foundation’s official publication,
Mahoney has been a patron of The Richard III Foundation since its inception in 1993. Mahoney is also the author of ‘Richard III – Shakespeare’s Victim’. Mahoney holds a Bachelor of Science in Education and feels strongly that continued research is one of the most effective ways to provide insight and clarity into the fifteenth century.
“I am honored to be named administrator for the Student Programs for The Richard III Foundation,” Mahoney said. “I believe in doing what we can to foster our understanding of history, either through the academic forum or by encouraging historians to follow their aspirations. The scholarship program has been very successful in helping students realize their dreams, and the new John Davey Research Grant will continue that tradition.”
Mahoney will head the committee that will review and evaluate scholarship applications, and make final award determinations. The scholarship is open to both students and local historians who are seeking funding to aid in the research of the life and times of King Richard III.
For more information regarding The Richard III Foundation, Inc., and its programs, you may contact us at R3FoundationScholarship@yahoo.com. For information on The Richard III Foundation, Inc., visit their website at www.richard111.com, or contact Molly McAleavey, Public Relations – US at mmRichard3@gmail.com.