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Established in 1971, The Leonard and Kathleen O'Brien Humanitarian Trust provides postgraduate fellowships for deserving students who wish to pursue advanced study or research in any academic, artistic, or professional field at any recognized university or research establishment. The fellowships are administered by a Committee known as The O'Brien Foundation.


The Alumni Award of Distinction is being introduced to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the O’Brien Foundation.

Members of the O’Brien Foundation Alumni have impacted their professions and communities in significant ways at home and throughout the world.

The Alumni Award of Distinction is designed to recognize outstanding achievements of a member of the alumni.  This Award is the highest honour the O’Brien Foundation could bestow upon an alumnus. ...