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Ananth Nair Memorial Fund

At a glance

  • Value: varies
  • You must be a full-time International Medical Student registered in the BMBB and BMBBG programmes to be eligible for this award
  • Questions about this award can be directed to


Ananth Nair Memorial Fund is open for international students enrolled in the School of Medicine undergraduate programmes (5-year Medicine programme and Graduate Entry Medicine programme) who are experiencing acute financial hardship.

The fund is named after Ananth Nair, a School of Medicine international student who sadly passed away while studying in UCC. 2022 marks the 25th anniversary of Ananth Nair’s passing, and this fund has been set up in his memory, to continue his legacy of helping those most in need.

International medical students experiencing financial hardship as a result of unplanned, extraordinary circumstances are encouraged to reach out to their Programme Director for more information on the fund in the first instance.

Alternatively, consideration for the award and queries about the award can be sent to Requests to this award will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Unexpected and unplanned events that will be taken into consideration include illness, accident, or bereavement.  Students (as defined above) who are already in receipt of a UCC bursary or hardship fund shall be precluded from this fund application.


Applications to the fund must be supported by evidence-based financial need.

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