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tenable on such limitations as shall seem best to the Warden and Fellows.
(3) Prizes are given yearly within the College for proficiency in the Greek language and literature, or in Greek archaeology.
There are also the following Exhibitions:—
(4) Two Exhibitions (Philip Wright's Exhibitions), now of the annual value of £50, for scholars of the Manchester Grammar School.
(5) One Exhibition (Symons Exhibition) of the annual value of £30, to be given to a Commoner, and in the nomination of the Warden.
At Pembroke there are three classes of Scholarships:—
(1) Open. One (Henney Scholarship) of the annual value of £90. One (Cleobury Scholarship) of the annual value of £100, together with books of the value of £ r 5. Four Foundation Scholarships, two. Boulter and Radcliffe Scholarships, two Oades and Stafford Scholarships; the annual value of each of these eight Scholarships does not exceed £80 inclusive of all allowances. Candidates for the Oades and Stafford Scholarships must be in need of assistance at the University.
(2) Close, unless thrown open through lack of fit candidates from the favoured Schools. Four of the annual value of £75, for scholars from Abingdon School; one or more (King Charles I. Scholarships) of the annual value of £80, for natives of the Channel Islands, and scholars from Victoria College, Jersey, and Elizabeth College, Guernsey; one (Bishop Morley's Scholarship) of the annual value of £80, under the same limitations; four (Townsend Scholarships) of the annual value of £80 and rooms, for scholars from Gloucester, Cheltenham, Northleach, and Chipping Campden Schools; one (Holford Scholarship) of £60, attached to the Sutton foundation at Charterhouse, or in default, to all scholars of Charterhouse.
(3) Entirely close. One (Rous Scholarship) of £60, for a scholar from Eton.
Candidates for the Abingdon or Holford Scholarships must have been educated at Abingdon School or Charterhouse respectively for the two years last preceding the day of election: candidates for the King Charles I, Morley, and Townsend Scholarships must have been educated at the favoured Schools for two out of the three years last preceding the day of election. If there be no qualified candidate of sufficient merit, the Scholarships are thrown open pro hac vice.
As a rule the College offers for open competition from three to five Scholarships annually.
Exhibitions: (i) Two King Charles I. Exhibitions of the annual value of £50, with the same limitations as to eligibility, age, and tenure, as the Scholarships; (2) Exhibitions, founded out of the surplus of the Townsend endowment, to be given to members of the College who may be in need of assistance at the University.
At Worcester there are nineteen Scholarships, viz. :—
(1) One Scholarship (Barnes' Scholarship), tenable for four years. There is no limitation of age, or restriction of any kind. The subjects of examination are Classics, and the languages and subject-matter of Holy Scripture.
(2) Five Scholarships (Sir Thomas Cookes' Scholarships), confined to persons who have been, for two out of the three years next preceding the day of election, educated at Bromsgrove School. Failing such candidates of sufficient merit, these Scholarships may be thrown open to general competition.
(3) Four Scholarships (Mrs. Eaton's Scholarships) for sons of clergymen who require assistance to support them at the University. Failing such candidates of sufficient merit, these Scholarships may be thrown open to general competition.
(4) Five open Scholarships (Dr. Clarke's Scholarships).
(5) One open Scholarship (Finney Scholarship).
(6) Three open College Scholarships. These may be filled up by examination, or by selection from the Local Examinations, or others conducted under the authority of the University.
The value of the Barnes Scholarship is ,£120 a year; of the rest, £80.
The examination for the Cookes close Scholarship will probably for the future take place in Hilary Term; for the rest, in December.
There will be also Exhibitions of the value of £20 each, tenable for the same time and on the same conditions as the Scholarships. These are sometimes increased, for deserving candidates, by the addition of free tuition or room-rent, viz.
(1) Three Exhibitions on Sir Thomas Cookes' foundation.
(2) One (Kay Exhibition) open without restriction.
(3) Two (Lady Holford's Exhibitions), with preference for persons educated at the Charterhouse.
(4) Other open Exhibitions will occasionally be offered.
At Keble there are annually three or more Scholarships of different amount, from £80 to £60, tenable for four years. For these Scholarships candidates must be below nineteen on the day of election. An Exhibition will be given to which this limit of age will not apply. There is also annually an Historical Scholarship of £60 tenable for three years, for which candidates must be below twenty years of age on the day of election. Candidates for all Scholarships must be members of the Church of England.
The Scholarships and Exhibition are open to all persons who are not members of the University, to members of the College and Non-Collegiate Students who have not exceeded one year's standing from their matriculation, and to other members of the University who have not exceeded two Terms from their matriculation. They are awarded after a competitive examination, at present held in March, and are generally given for Classics; with one annually for Modern History, and one at intervals for Mathematics or Natural Science. In the Classical examination the subjects are—(1) Classics; (2) General Questions; (3) Historical Questions, or Latin and Greek verses as alternatives.
There are also several Exhibitions confined to members of the College, and awarded chiefly upon examination in the subjects studied for Honours in the University Examinations.
At Hertford there are forty Scholarships and two Exhibitions.
(1) Thirty of the Scholarships are of the value of £100 per annum each, tenable for five years; and of these, (a) eighteen are open, (b) twelve are limited, viz. three to candidates who have been educated at Harrow School, three to Founder's kin, three to persons born in the county of Essex or having been educated for three years at a school in that county, three to sons of former Fellows of Brasenose College, and sons of Fellows or former Fellows of Hertford College. Candidates for the Open Scholarships, if already members of the University, must not have exceeded the ninth Term from their matriculation. These Scholarships are limited to members of the Church of England.
(2) Three (Lusby Scholarships) are of the value of £50 per annum each, and are open, except that candidates, if already members of the University, must not have exceeded the eighth Term from their matriculation.
(3) Four (Meeke Scholarships) are of the value of £40 per annum each, and are limited to persons educated at the Free Grammar School, Worcester.
(4) One (Macbride Scholarship) is of the value of £40 per annum, and is open.
(5) Two (Lucy Scholarships) are of the value of £40 per annum each, and are limited to persons educated at Hampton Lucy School.
(6) The two Exhibitions (White and Brunsell) are in the gift of the Principal.
All the smaller Scholarships, by the terms of their foundation, are tenable for three years; but they may be extended by vote of the Governing Body.
In case of candidates of sufficient attainments not presenting themselves for any of the limited Scholarships, such Scholarships may be filled up from among the candidates for the open Scholarships.
There is no limit of age for any of the Scholarships, but married persons are not eligible.
At St. Mary Hall there is one Exhibition (Nowell Exhibition), of the annual value of £30, and tenable for four years from matriculation. Preference is given to the kin of the Founder, Dr. Nowell, formerly Principal of the Hall, or his wife; and next to the lawful descendants of the Rev. John Rawbone (sometime Vice-Principal of St. Mary Hall) by Jane Mary his wife. In default of such candidates the appointment rests with the Principal.
At St. Edmund Hall there are (1) one Exhibition of the value of £24 per annum, to which the duties of Librarian of the Hall library are attached, (2) an Organistship of the value of £24 per annum. Both are usually tenable for three years, and are given after a competitive examination. There is no limit of age. There are also occasionally some Exhibitions of £20 a year which are open to competition.
EXHIBITIONS FOR NON-COLLEGIATE STUDENTS. 11 7
IV. EXHIBITIONS FOR NON-COLLEGIATE
I. Two Exhibitions of the value of ^25 each, tenable for three years or till the B.A. degree, are offered every year by the Worshipful Company of Grocers for the benefit of Non-Collegiate Students in the University of Oxford.
The Exhibitions are open to any such Student who
(1) Shall have proved to the satisfaction of the Delegates of such Students his need of help;
(2) Shall have resided in the University during one Term at least (Easter and Trinity Terms being for this purpose reckoned as one Term);
(3) Shall have passed Responsions; and
(4) Shall have been examined in such manner as shall from time to time have been appointed by the Delegates aforesaid.
The Exhibitions must in any case be vacated at the end of the eighteenth Term from matriculation, or on the admittance of the Exhibitioner as a member of any College or Hall in the University of Oxford.
Each Exhibitioner receives his annual stipend in two equal portions, as determined by the Court of Assistants, on production to the Clerk of the Grocers' Company of a certificate, signed by the Censor, and certifying that he has kept by actual residence such portion of the half-year as is required by the University Regulations; that he has during the same period been diligent in pursuing his studies; that his conduct has been entirely satisfactory; and that he is not in receipt of an income from Exhibitions, Scholarships, or other such emoluments exceeding in the aggregate £80 a year, exclusive of the Grocers' Company's Exhibition.
II. The Cloth workers' Company in London have founded three Exhibitions for the encouragement of Natural Science, and for the benefit of Non-Collegiate Students in the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.
The Exhibitions are of the value of £50 a year each, tenable for three years from the date of matriculation, and one Exhibition is awarded each year by the Company for competition among those who may offer themselves in Natural Science at the