They have informed that they have a scholarship and research grant that our labbers would be interested in.
The Richard III Foundation Scholarship for Medieval Studies
The Richard III Foundation Scholarship for Medieval Studies is awarded annually, with a focus on supporting doctoral students. Our distinguished panel includes Professors Ralph A. Griffths, Joel Rosenthal and Anthony Goodman, David Baldwin and Sean Cunningham. Our past recipients include David Santiuste, author of "Edward IV and the Wars of the Roses", Lucy Rhymer and Professor Jackson Armstrong, now both teaching at major universities; Jennifer Ledfors, now a researcher at Royal Holloway, University of London; and Carolyn Donohue, who is now teaching at the University of York.
The John Davey Research Grant for Medieval Studies
The John Davey Research Grant for Medieval Studies was established to assist local historians and independent scholars with their research costs. Our panel is headed by Susan A. Mahoney and includes Dr. Mhairi Macleod, author G. Peter Algar, historian and CEO/President, Joe Ann Ricca and Jim Goodwin. The grant is available to aid the study of a topic that is relevant to the late Fifteenth Century especially the Yorkist period of 1450-1485, and especially on the reign of King Richard III.
There web address is: http://www.richard111.com/
They hold a medieval conference every year at Market Bosworth and this year it will be on the subject 'Richard III: Man and Monarch', 13th October 2012 at the Dixie Grammar School. So if our lab whet your appetite then go along to the conference - it is sure to be an informative day with lots of interesting talks lined up.