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Our range of awards recognising medical research

Providing medical research support and funding, the Qld & Northern NSW Lions Medical Research Foundation has assisted many researchers in the discovery of breakthrough medical treatments by awarding medical research fellowships.

Aside from fellowships, we also provide the sale of awards for exemplary services to the community that support medical research. Our awards aim to honour the relentless effort and support of deserving community members to further the cause of medical research discoveries for the future. Below, we have put together a summary of our awards.

The Ray Phippard Fellow Award

Ray Phippard was one of the Foundation members back in 1963 and prior to his death was a long serving supporter of the Lions Medical Research Foundation. To honour and recognise his services to support medical research over the last 50 years, we have named this award after him. To receive the Ray Phippard Fellow Award, the recipient doesn’t need to be a current member of Lions Clubs. What is highlighted is the outstanding services they have extended to the community and the unparalleled level of support they have offered to medical research. The cost of this award is a $1,000 donation to the Foundation.

The Ray Phippard Progressive Award

To qualify for the Ray Phippard Progressive Award, a recipient needs to be a present holder of a Ray Phippard Fellow Award. Like the Ray Phippard Fellow awardee, the recipient of this award has extended exemplary services for medical research. The cost of this award is a $1,000 donation to the Foundation.

The Prof. Ian Frazer Humanitarian Award

One of Prof. Ian Frazer’s many contributions in the medical field is his medical research into cervical cancer. This medical research contribution has helped provide a better perspective and study future treatment opportunities for a life-threatening disease such as AIDs, HIV and Cervical Cancer. To honour his contribution and the many years of service he has extended to the Lions Medical Research Foundation, we have named this prestigious award after him.

To be an awardee of the Prof. Ian Frazer Humanitarian Award, the recipient should have extended significant medical research support to the community and the cost of this award is a $500 donation to the Foundation for medical research.

The Prof. Ian Frazer Progressive Award

To be a recipient of the Prof. Ian Frazer Progressive Award, an individual needs to hold a Prof. Ian Frazer Humanitarian Award. Recognising undivided support and relentless service for medical research, this award honours a significant contribution to the community. The cost of this award is a $500 donation to the Foundation for medical research.

Community Service Award

The Community Service Award is an award presented by someone to a person or persons who have contributed significantly to the community. The cost of this award is a $250 donation to Foundation for medical research.

How you can help Qld & Northern NSW Lions Medical Research Foundation

You can help us make a difference in discovering life-saving medical treatments in the future through medical research. To be inline with our cause, please feel free to get in touch with our friendly team today or visit our website and donate to medical research online.

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