Regulations and Statutes UTR6.045 The R.J. Fletcher Research Fund (1927 - )

Research Fund and Scholarship

Richard Jaques Fletcher of Geelong, Victoria, chemical manufacturer, bequeathed £7,000 to the University which, together with other sums the University would receive on the expiry of a number of life interests, formed a trust fund called 'The R.J. Fletcher Research Fund'. The purpose of the fund is 'to promote research concerning Cancer and/or concerning the cure of Cancer and concerning Anaesthetics and/or concerning the employment of anaesthetics for the prevention and relief of suffering'. The fund was made a University regulation in 1927.

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Sources used to compile this entry: UTR6.45 - The R. J. Fletcher Research Fund, Prizes, Exhibitions, Scholarships and Bursaries (UTR6): Gifts and Bequests, The University of Melbourne,