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five after an examination in Mathematics, and five after an examination in Natural Science (the two latter examinations are usually held in October). They are all open without limitation of age; they are tenable for five years, and their annual value is £80.

At Exeter there are at this time twenty-three Scholarships: (1) ten of the value of £80 per annum, open to all British subjects; (2) ten of the value of £60 per annum, limited in the first instance to persons born in the diocese of Exeter, or educated in some school in that diocese for at least three years last past; (3) three of the value of, sometimes £80, sometimes £70 per annum, limited in the first instance to persons born in the Channel Islands, or educated for three years last past at Victoria College, Jersey, or Elizabeth College, Guernsey. In the event however of no candidate offering, who in the judgment of the electors is duly qualified to be a Scholar of the College, both the Scholarships for the diocese of Exeter and those for the Channel Islands may be thrown open to all British subjects.

All the Scholarships are tenable for five years, and the candidates for any must not, on the day of election, have completed the twentieth year of their age.

Besides Exhibitions attached to the College from Eton, Exeter, and other schools, there are at present nine Exhibitions in the gift of the College.

(1) Two called How Exhibitions, of the value each of about £35 per annum, limited in the first instance to the kin of the Founder; in default of such kin, to the sons of clergymen resident in Somerset or Devon, or, on failure of fit candidates from such counties, to sons of clergymen of the Church of England without limitation of locality.

(2) Two Gifford Exhibitions, of the value of about £35 per annum each, limited first to persons educated at Ashburton School; in failure of such, to persons born or educated in the county of Devon, or in failure of such, open to all British subjects.

(3) The Symes'Exhibition, worth about £63 per annum, limited in the first instance to persons born or educated either in the county of Somerset or Dorset; or, on failure of such, open to all British subjects. The Exhibitioner, however, must be a person intending to take Holy Orders in the Church of England.

(4) The Michell Exhibition, of the value of about £40 per annum, open to all members of the College who are applying themselves to the study of Divinity.

(5) The Richards Exhibition, of the value of £30 per annum, open to general competition.

(6) Two College Exhibitions, value £50 per annum each, open to general competition.

The candidates for the Exhibitions must in all cases be such as appear to be in need of assistance at the University.

At Oriel there are—

(1) Ten Scholarships, two of which are awarded every year. They are open to all persons under the age of twenty, provided that, if already members of the University, they have not exceeded two years from their matriculation. They are tenable for five years, and their annual value is £80. Scholars 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.

(2) Four Exhibitions (Adam de Brome's Exhibitions), which are confined to deserving persons in need of support at the University. They are tenable until the end of the twentieth Term from matriculation, and their annual value is £80.

(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 £38. The examination is chiefly in Logic and Moral Philosophy.

(4) Two Exhibitions (Ludwell Exhibitions), which are in the first instance confined to the founder's kin and to natives of Kent, but, in default of such candidates, are thrown open to general competition. They are tenable for seven years, and are of the annual value of about £40.

(5) Four Exhibitions (Beaufort Exhibitlbns), the holders of which are nominated by the Duke of Beaufort, from natives of Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire, and Glamorganshire. They are tenable for seven years, and are of the annual value of about £2$.

(6) Two Exhibitions (Ireland Exhibitions), which are open to members of the College who have not exceeded their tenth Term 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.

(7) One Exhibition (Rutland Exhibition), open to members of the College under the age of twenty who have not exceeded two years from their matriculation. It is tenable for four, or in certain cases five, years; and its annual value is £21. The examination is the same as that for the College Scholarships.

(8) 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.

No Scholar or Adam de Brome's Exhibitioner can hold more than one of the other Exhibitions mentioned above.

At Queen's there are—

(1) Fifteen Foundation Scholarships, which are open, without respect to place of birth, to all persons under the age of twenty years who produce satisfactory testimonials of moral character. They are tenable for five years from the day of election, and their inclusive annual value is not less than £75. One Scholarship at least every year is awarded for proficiency in Mathematics and Physical Science.

(2) 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 for five years, and their annual value is £75 with rooms.

(3) 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 £ 100, and it is tenable for four years.

(4) Four Exhibitions (Eglesfield Exhibitions), open to natives of Cumberland and Westmoreland under the age of twenty years. They are tenable for four years, and are of the inclusive annual value of £75.

(5) Fifteen Exhibitions (Hastings Exhibitions), open without restriction as to age to persons educated at the Schools of Carlisle, Penrith, or St. Bees in Cumberland, Appleby or Heversham in Westmoreland, Bradford, Doncaster, Giggleswick, Hipperholme, Leeds, Pontefract, Richmond, Sedbergh, 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 for five years.

(6) One Exhibition (Fitzgerald Exhibition), open, without restriction as to age, to natives of Middlesex. Its annual value is about £65, and it is tenable for seven years.

(7) One Exhibition (Thanet Exhibition), open to all persons educated at Appleby School. Its annual value is £40, and it is tenable for five years.

(8) Two Exhibitions (Holmes Exhibitions), open to all natives of Cumberland and Westmoreland. Their annual value is £45, and they are tenable for five years.

(9) One Exhibition (Fox Exhibition), open to all natives of Cumberland or Westmoreland who have been educated at St. Bees' School. Its annual value is £30, and it is tenable for five years.

(10) 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 about £35, and they are tenable for five years.

(11) 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 £20, and of the latter £15; they are both tenable for five years.

The following Exhibitions are also attached to the College, though not in its immediate gift: —

(1) One of the annual value of £40 (Tylney Exhibition), the nomination to which is in the hands of the possessor of Tylney Hall.

(2) Two of the annual value of about £65 (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.

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 conf1ned 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.

The election to vacancies takes place (1) on the second Saturday after Easter, (2) on the third Tuesday in October, in each year.

At Hew College there will be in future—

(1) Thirty Scholarships, which are 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) Ten Scholarships which are open to all persons under the age of twenty.

All the Scholarships are tenable for five years, and their

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