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the discretion of the College, to a candidate who needs assistance at the University, and who has been a member of the College for at least a year.
(7) Various College Exhibitions, of different value and tenure, some open to general competition, others given to members of the College.
Candidates for the Exhibitions must in all cases be such as appear to be in need of assistance at the University. There is no limitation of age attached to Exhibitions.
At Oriel there are—
(1) Twelve Scholarships (including two created and maintained out of the income of the benefactions of Mrs. Elizabeth Ludwell and Mr. Richard Twopeny) of the annual value of £80, two at least of which are awarded each year. The Scholarships are open to all persons under the age of nineteen; but if already members of the University, they must not have exceeded two years from their matriculation.
(2) Four Exhibitions (Adam de Brome's Exhibitions), which are confined to deserving persons in need of support at the University. Their value and the conditions of their tenure are the same as those of the Scholarships; but there is no limitation of age.
Scholars and Adam de Brome's Exhibitioners may reside either within or without the walls of the College: if resident in College, they are subject to the usual College charges; if resident out of College, they pay £10 for Caution-money, £21 for Tuitionfees, and £1 for College dues.
(3) Three Exhibitions (Robinson Exhibitions), to which all members of the College are eligible. They are tenable for three years, and their annual value is about £45. The examination is chiefly in Logic and Moral Philosophy.
(4) Four Exhibitions (Beaufort Exhibitions), the holders of which are nominated by the Duke of Beaufort, or, in default of such nomination, are appointed by the College, from natives of Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire, and Glamorganshire. They are tenable for seven years, and are of the annual value of about £25.
(5) Two Exhibitions (Ireland Exhibitions), which are open to Commoners of the College who have not exceeded their tenth Terra from matriculation. They are tenable until the end of the sixteenth Term from matriculation, and their annual value is £30. The subjects of examination are those of the First Public Examination for Classical Honours.
(6) Two Clerkships, the holders of which must be deserving persons in need of assistance at the University. Their charges are less than those of other members of the College, and they enjoy certain Exhibitions the gross annual amount of which is between £70 and £80. The Clerkships are tenable for three years from matriculation, but the period may be extended to four years. The Clerks are appointed by the Provost.
At Queen's there are—
(1) Not more than twenty Foundation Scholarships, open, without respect to place of birth, to all persons under the age of nineteen years who produce satisfactory testimonials of moral character. Their inclusive annual value is £80. One Scholarship at least every year is offered for proficiency in Mathematics, and one for proficiency in Natural Science.
(2) Not more than five Eglesfield Scholarships, open to natives of Cumberland and Westmoreland under the age of nineteen years. They are tenable under the same conditions as Open Scholarships, and are of the inclusive annual value of £80.
(3) Two Bible-Clerkships, which are in the gift of the Provost, and which are conferred by him on deserving persons whom he has ascertained to be in need of support at the University. They are tenable on the same conditions as Open Scholarships, and their annual value is £80 with rooms rent free.
(4) One Scholarship (Jodrell Scholarship), which is awarded every four years after an examination in Classics and Divinity. Candidates must be natives of Great Britain or Ireland under twenty years of age, and, if members of the University, must not have exceeded three Terms from their matriculation; they must also produce certificates of moral character. Ceteris paribus that candidate is to be preferred who stands most in need of pecuniary assistance. The annual value of the Scholarship is at present £90, and it is tenable for four years.
(5) About twenty-five Exhibitions (Hastings Exhibitions), open without restriction as to age to persons educated at the Schools of Carlisle or St. Bees in Cumberland, Appleby or Heversham in Westmoreland, Bradford, Doncaster, Giggleswick, Leeds, Ripon, Richmond, Sedbergb, Wakefield, or York in Yorkshire: one candidate may be sent by each School for each vacancy. They are at present of the annual value of £90, and are tenable on the same conditions as Open Scholarships. Candidates may offer to be examined either in (1) Latin or Greek, (2) Mathematics, (3) Natural Science, or (4) Modern Languages, History, and Literature.
(6) One Exhibition (Fitzgerald Exhibition), open, without restriction as to age, to natives of Middlesex. Its annual value is £66, and it is tenable for seven years.
(7) One Exhibition (Thanet Exhibition), open to poor students, natives of Westmoreland, educated at Appleby School, or, failing such, at any school in the county. Its annual value is £41 Ioj., and it is tenable on the same conditions as Open Scholarships.
(8) One Exhibition (Fox Exhibition), open to all natives of Cumberland or Westmoreland between the ages of sixteen and twenty-one who have been educated at St. Bees School. Its annual value is £34 10s., and it is tenable for four years.
(9) Two Exhibitions (Dixon Exhibitions), one of which is open to all natives of Whitehaven, the other to natives of Whitehaven who have been educated at St. Bees School. Their annual value is £37 ios., and they are tenable for four years. Candidates must not be more than twenty-one years old on the day of election.
(10) Two Exhibitions (Wilson Exhibitions), one of which is open to persons educated at Kirkby-Lonsdale School, the other to persons educated at Kendal School. The annual value of the former is £22 Ioj., and of the latter £17; they are both tenable on the same conditions as Open Scholarships..
The following Exhibitions are also attached to the College, though not in its immediate gift:—
(1) One of the annual value of £41 10s. (Tylney Exhibition), the nomination to which is in the hands of the possessor of Tylney Hall, who is to nominate a poor and deserving person between 16 and 20 years of age.
(2) Two of the annual value of £68 5^. (Thomas Exhibitions), open to sons of clergymen of the diocese of Carlisle educated at the Schools of Carlisle or St. Bees, or in default thereof for sons of clergymen who have been resident for three years in the diocese of Carlisle. These Exhibitions are in the appointment of the Bishop and Dean of Carlisle and the Provost of the College.
(3) Two of the annual value of about £55 (Berry Exhibitions), open to sons and orphans of clergymen in the diocese of Manchester, and in the gift of Trustees, of whom the Provost of the College is one. Candidates must be in need of assistance.
In addition to the above, there are several small Exhibitions which are usually held with some other Scholarship or Exhibition within the College; but no Scholarship, Exhibition, or BibleClerkship can be held with any other Exhibition within the College in any case in which the aggregate income of the two emoluments would exceed £110 per annum.
The Exhibitions which are mentioned above as being confined to particular schools or counties may be thrown open to general competition, if Candidates of sufficient merit do not present themselves from the favoured localities; and in the cases in which the Exhibitions are in the gift of persons external to the College, the College is not bound to receive the persons so nominated, unless they are fit, in the judgment of the Provost and Fellows, to be Exhibitioners of the College.
At New College there will be in future—
(f) About twenty-five Scholarships, filled by an annual election, held at Winchester College, of six boys receiving education in the School of that College. In default of a sufficient number of duly-qualified candidates, these Scholarships are thrown open to general competition.
(2) About sixteen Open Scholarships.
All the Scholarships are of the inclusive annual value of £80. There are also several Exhibitions in the gift of the College; two or three are filled up annually.
At Lincoln there are—
(1) Twelve, or more, Scholarships, open without limitation of age. These Scholarships are of £60, and of £80, annual value, and tenable for four years. The subject of examination is Classics, and the examination is usually held in Hilary Term. A Scholarship may be forfeited by (1) misconduct, (2) neglect of study, (3) failing to obtain at least a second class in Moderations, (4) non-residence.
(2) Two Scholarships (the Matthews and the Radford Scholarships), which are open under the same conditions as the preceding, and their annual value is £60.
(3) One Scholarship (the Tatham Scholarship), of the annual value of £60, in the election to which there is a preference to persons born or educated in Buckinghamshire.
(4) Two Scholarships, of the value of £60, to which the Rector nominates.
(5) Several College Exhibitions of the annnal value of £20 or £30.
At Magdalen there are—
(1) Thirty Demyships, of which three or four are usually awarded every year after an examination in Classics, one or more in Mathematics, and one or more in Natural Science. The examination begins on the Tuesday after the end of the full Michaelmas Term, and the Demyships are open, without restriction, to all persons who shall not have attained the age of nineteen years on the day of the election. The inclusive annual value of a Demyship is £80.
a. The examination for the Classical Demyships consists of Greek and Latin composition in prose and verse, translations from Greek and Latin into English, and questions in Ancient History, Philology, and General Literature.
|3. In the examination for Mathematical Demyships, papers are set in Arithmetic and Algebra, in Pure Geometry, in Trigonometry and the Theory of Equations, and in Analytical Geometry of Two Dimensions. Candidates are also required to satisfy the electors of their ability to pass the ordinary Classical Examinations required by the University.
y. In the examination for Natural Science Demyships, questions are set relating to General Physics, to Chemistry, and to Biology, including Human and Comparative Anatomy and Physiology, with the principles of the classification and distribution of plants and animals; but a clear and exact knowledge of the principles of any one of the above-mentioned sciences will be preferred to a more general and less accurate acquaintance with more than one. The examination in Chemistry and Biology will