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Richard Fitzgerald Prize
Founded in 1960 from a fund subscribed in memory of Professor Richard FitzGerald, LL.B., F.R.S.A., Fellow of the College and a member of the staff of the Faculty of Laws, 1946-59
- The Richard FitzGerald Prize may be awarded in each session.
- The Prize is awarded by the Council on the recommendation
alternate sessions, of the Faculty of Laws and the Faculty
- The Prize is awarded annually in alternate sessions to a
for a First Degree in the Faculty of Laws or the Faculty
of Engineering who has
completed either the first or second year of his course. In
the event of there
being no candidate of sufficient merit in any session in the
Faculty entitled to
recommend the award, the Prize may be awarded to a student in the
Faculty, and the Faculty which has been unable to make a recommendation
become the Faculty entitled to make the recommendation in the following
Where neither Faculty is able to recommend an award, the Prize may be
on the recommendation of the Provost, to a student in any other
- The Faculty entitled shall recommend the student who, in the
opinion, having regard not only to their academic work but also to their
contribution to the social and communal life of the
College, has best advanced
the interests of the College and Faculty.
- The value of the Richard FitzGerald Prize, which
takes the form of books or
such other aid to study as the Dean of the
appropriate Faculty may think fit, is
the accumulated income of the Richard FitzGerald Prize Fund
or such lesser sum
as the relevant Faculty may recommend.
- No application is necessary.
- The award is announced in November.
- Awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations.