Penney Richards
November, 2009

At the time of her death, Penney was applying to a program in at Southern Maine Community College to further her education in the field of radiation therapy for oncology patients. With this in mind, we have established the Penney Richards Memorial Fund to award scholarships to individuals who are continuing their education in the medical field.

To date, the Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $102,000.00 to deserving students. Qualified applicants are those who are already working in the medical field and who are furthering their studies for more advanced training or higher level degrees.

When the scholarship period is open, please visit here to download a copy of the application, as well as for a schedule of the application deadline and the date for awarding of scholarships. Announcements will also be made through the local media, as well as to the staff at Massachusetts General Hospital's North Shore Cancer Center, where Penney spent her days helping cancer patients attack their illnesses.

Scholarship applications will be reviewed by a committee consisting of business and professional leaders, as well as Penney's parents.


~ The Penney Richards Memorial Fund, Inc ~ P.O. Box 262 ~ North Reading, MA 01864 ~
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