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Richard Laitner Memorial Fund Awards

Founded in 1984 by the subscribers to the Richard Laitner Memorial Fund in memory of Richard Laitner (a student of the School of Medicine 1980-83) who died in tragic circumstances in 1983. The Fund was established by members of the Laitner and Frampton families and was subscribed to by members of these families, friends and students and staff of the School of Medicine

  1. One or more Awards known as the Richard Laitner Memorial Fund Awards may be awarded in each session.

  2. The Awards are awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Faculty of Clinical Sciences.

  3. The Awards are made to assist undergraduate clinical medical students to carry out a research project, preferably in Pathology or Psychiatry, whilst on an Elective Period overseas.

  4. Awards are normally within the range £100 to £200.

  5. Any student receiving an Award from the Richard Laitner Memorial Fund is not precluded from applying for other Elective Period support within the Faculty.

  6. Applications, which must include proposals for a research project of not more than 1,000 words in length, should be submitted on Elective Period grant forms obtainable from the Faculty Office. The closing date for applications is the end of March each year.

  7. Awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations.