Oxford and the Rhodes Scholarships

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Page 40 - I direct that in the election of a student to a scholarship regard shall be had to (1) his literary and scholastic attainments; (2) his fondness for and success in manly outdoor sports such as cricket, football and the like; (3) his qualities of manhood, truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship; and (4) his exhibition during school days of moral force of character and of instincts to lead and to take an interest in his schoolmates...
Page 32 - Elementary questions, including propositions enunciated by Euclid, and easy deductions therefrom, will be set on the subject-matter contained in the following portions of Euclid's Elements, viz, Book I, the whole, excluding propositions 7, 16, 17, 21; Book II, the whole, excluding proposition 8; Book III, the whole, excluding propositions 2, 4-10, 13, 23, 24, 26-29.
Page 18 - My desire being that the students who shall be elected to the Scholarships shall not be merely bookworms I direct that in the election of a student to a Scholarship regard shall be had to (i) his literary and scholastic attainments (ii) his fondness of and success in manly outdoor sports such as cricket football and the like (iii) his qualities...
Page 18 - ... of manhood, truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for the protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness, and fellowship, and (IV) his exhibition during school days of moral force of character and of instincts to lead and to take an interest in his schoolmates, for those latter attributes will be likely in after life to guide him to esteem the performance of public duties as his highest aim.
Page 12 - Scholarships to be established for the reason above given at the University of Oxford under this my Will an attachment to the country from which they have sprung but without I hope withdrawing them or their sympathies from the land of their adoption or birth...
Page 19 - ... the results of the awards (that is to say, the marks obtained by each candidate for each qualification) would be sent as soon as possible for consideration to the trustees or to some person or persons appointed to receive the same, and the person or persons so appointed would ascer tain by averaging the marks in blocks of 20 marks each of all candidates the best ideal qualified students.
Page 14 - American scholarships to each of the present States and Territories of the United States of North America, provided that if any of the said Territories shall in my lifetime be admitted as a State the scholarships appropriated to such Territory shall be appropriated to such State, and that...
Page 11 - I consider that the education of young colonists at one of the universities in the United Kingdom is of great advantage to them for giving breadth to their views, for their instruction in life and manners, and for instilling into their minds the advantage to the colonies as well as to the United Kingdom of the retention of the unity of the empire.
Page 13 - I appropriate two of the American scholarships to each of the present States and territories of the United States of North America : Provided that if any of the said territories shall in my lifetime be admitted as a State the scholarships appropriated to such territory shall be appropriated...
Page 9 - Clerk, do hereby revoke all Wills and other Testamentary Dispositions heretofore made by me, and declare this to be my last Will and Testament.

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