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be appointed by competitive examination among students of the first year. Present value, £18 to each Bursar.
Bursars-* Robert A. Young, 1880; John Robertson, 1881.
JOHN CLARK (MILE-END) BURSARIES. -Founded in 1868, in accordance with the Trust Disposition and Deed of Settlement of the deceased Mr. John Clark, junior, of the firm of John Clark, junior, & Co., thread manufacturers, Mile-End, Glasgow. By a Deed of Constitution of date 1st August, 1866, the "Clark Bursary Fund" is placed under the management of twelve trustees. The Bursaries are to be at least two in number, of the annual value of £30, open for competition to all Protestant students of good moral character, sons of Protestant parents, entering on their first session in the Faculty of Arts (a preference cæteris paribus, given to orphans), and are tenable for four years, subject to the condition that the Bursars proceed through the curriculum of Arts in Glasgow University. The competition is to be in writing, and the Trustees are to appoint the subjects of examination. The Bursary fund consists of the residue of the Testator's estate, said residue amounting to upwards of £30,000. Four Bursaries on this foundation will be competed for in November, 1883.
Bursars-Maitland H. Park, 1879; * Hugh F. Callan, 1879; * Hugh Ashcroft, 1879; *James B. Grant, 1879; David Wilson, 1880; Norman Fraser, 1880; James Strachan, 1880; Alexander White, 1880; James Culross, 1881; Andrew A. Mitchell, 1881; William D. Munro, 1881; Alexander L. Watson, 1881; James Gilfillan, 1882; Charles J. Gordon, 1882; James E. M'Ouat, 1882; John Sloan, 1882.
GEORGE A. CLARK BURSARIES OR SCHOLARSHIPS.-See under "Scholarships."
COWAN BURSARIES (AYR ACADEMY).--These Bursaries were founded by the late David Cowan, Esq., of Auchendrane, who bequeathed to the Directors of the Ayr Academy the sum of Two Thousand Pounds, to be invested and held by them in trust, and the annual income thereof applied as Bursaries, to promote the education of two students, one at each of the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, who shall have received their previous education, or part of it, at Ayr Academy. The Founder further directed by his will that candidates should undergo a Competitive Examination, and that the tenure of the Bursaries should be for two years. The Bursaries are two in number, of the annual value of £35 sterling each, and are open to all students of either the Fifth or the Sixth Class (Classical Section) in Ayr Academy who have attended that institution for at least two sessions before the date of the competition. On a vacancy, intending candidates must send in their names and addresses to the Secretary on or before the fifteenth day of October; and the Senate of the University of Glasgow undertakes the examination of candidates who offer themselves for the Bursary to be held at this University.
No student who has gained a Cowan Bursary shall hold along with it any other Bursary. Each holder of a Cowan Bursary shall, during his
* Vacant through lapse of time.
tenure thereof, give attendance each session in two or more of the classes in the Faculty of Arts necessary for the Degree of M.A.; and previous to enrolling himself as a student in any of these classes, he shall, if required to do so, intimate to the Secretary of the Academy or to the Rector the particular course of study which he wishes to follow while holding the Bursary, that the same may be approved of by the Directors.
Further information will be afforded by the Secretary, Mr. W. F. M'Cubbin, Ayr.
Bursar (At Glasgow University), *Thomas J. L. Maclachlan, 1881. CRAIG BURSARY.-Founded by Mr. John Craig, merchant in Glasgow, in 1697, for students in Philosophy. Tenable for four years. Preference to kindred of Founder, and students of name of Craig. Value, £8, 6s. 8d. per annum, increased by the Patrons in 1880 to £25. Appointment by the Merchants' House.
Bursar-* James Craig, 1879.
CRAWFURD OR BISHOP'S BURSARY.-Founded by Capt. Thos. Crawfurd, of Jordanhill, in 1576. Appropriated to a student in Languages. Tenable for four years. Value, a chalder of meal (£15) per annum. The Patrons are the Principal and Professors of the University.
By ordinance of the University Commissioners, 7th June, 1862, this Bursary is placed upon the same footing as the Forfar Bursaries (for which see p. 146).
Bursar-John S. M'Conville, 1881 (1880).
DAVIDSON BURSARIES.-Two in number, founded in 1881, in terms of the Trust Disposition and Settlement of Mrs. Eliza Davidson, who bequeathed £2000 for that purpose, the one bursary being in memory of her husband, John Davidson, Surgeon, Newmilns, and the other in memory of her son, Francis John Ferguson Davidson. A preference is given, cæteris paribus, to the founder's relatives, and to young_men natives of the parishes of Muirkirk, Dalserf, Lesmahagow, and Loudoun. One of the Bursaries is open to competition to students of the first or second year in the Faculty of Arts, and is tenable for three years, but the second moiety of the third year's burse in not payable until the Bursar shall have obtained two out of the three Departmental Certificates for the Degree in Arts. The other Bursary, also tenable for three years, is awarded to the medical student who stands first in the First Professional Examination, provided that his attendance at the classes has not exceeded the requirements of the Ordinance. The Bursary in Arts will be open to competition at the commencement of Session 1885-6. The Bursary in Medicine will be awarded at the close of the Medical Professional Examinations in October, 1883.
Bursar in Arts-David D. Binnie, 1882.
DUNCAN'S BUTE BURSARIES.-Founded in 1875, for the benefit of natives of the island of Bute, by Mr. James Duncan of Valparaiso, and afterwards of Rothesay, who by his will of date 19th October, 1874,
* Vacant through lapse of time.
bequeathed £2000 for this purpose. The Trustees and Patrons are the Principal, the Professor of Mathematics, the Professor of Natural Philosophy, and the Provost of Rothesay, all for the time being. Candidates must be natives of the island of Bute, and must be entering on their first or second session in the Faculty of Arts at the University. The Bursaries are two in number, tenable for four years: but the Patrons may in each case continue the Bursary for a fifth year to assist a student who may have been assiduous in his Academical studies, in private study, or in Continental travel, or other pursuits conducive to relaxation, combined with enlargement of his experience of men and things. The Examination is in the same subjects and at the same time as the Examination for the other competition Bursaries. There is a preference, cæteris paribus, to the name of Duncan, in such degree as the Patrons shall determine; in other cases of equality the Bursary may be divided. Present value, £35 to each Bursar.
Bursars-David A. M‘Nab, 1880; Robert L. M'Kirdy, 1882.
DUNDONALD BURSARIES.-In 1672, William, Earl of Dundonald, founded seven Bursaries-four in Philosophy and three in Divinity. The Philosophy Bursaries are tenable for four years; the Divinity Bursaries for two years.
The Bursars in Philosophy receive £40 each per annum, and those in Divinity £41, 2s. 6d. The appointment is now vested in the Duke. of Hamilton.
In 1858, the surplus funds of this foundation having greatly accumulated, an Act of Parliament was obtained authorizing an increase in the number of Bursars, but providing that the total number of Bursars in Philosophy shall, at all times, bear to the number of Bursars in Divinity the proportion of four to three, as nearly as may be. The Bursaries are now fourteen in number--eight in Philosophy and six in Divinity.
Bursars in Philosophy-* Robert H. Stevenson, 1879; Malcolm T. S. Taylor, 1882 (1880); John Moir, 1880; Colin D. Macdonald, 1880; William Crichton, 1881; Duncan A. C. Reid, 1881; Charles M'Laren, 1882; Robert Jamieson, 1882.
JAMES EWING ENTRANCE BURSARIES.-Four in number, founded in 1879, by the Merchants' House of Glasgow, in accordance with the Deed of Endowment of the late Mr. James Ewing of Strathleven. The Directors resolved to apply annually £80 of the income of his legacy of £10,000 for educating, training, and settling in business the sons of Glasgow merchants in entrance Bursaries of £20 each. The Bursaries are tenable for four years by students giving regular attendance on classes in the Faculty of Arts. Open to first year's students. The appointments to the Bursaries will be made in accordance with the annual Bursary competition at the commencement of the session; candidates to be qualified as above. Applications to be lodged with Wm. H. Hill, Esq., clerk of the Merchants' House, on or before 1st October in each year.
Bursar-Thomas Hunter, 1880. (One vacancy.)
* Vacant through lapse of time.
FORFAR BURSARIES.-Founded by the Countess of Forfar in 1737, and foundation remodelled by the Universities Commissioners, by ordinance of 31st May, 1862. There are now four Forfar Bursaries in the gift of the Senate; the holder of each to receive £20, if the funds allow. These Bursaries are open for competition to all students entering the first or second session of attendance in the Faculty of Arts, and are tenable for four years; subject to the condition that the Bursar shall pass the examinations required of students proceeding to the degree of M.A.
Bursars- Douglas Dunlop, 1879 Menzies, 1881; John Robertson, 1882.
Walter Wingate, 1880; James
FOUNDATION BURSARIES.-These Bursaries, four in number, were founded by James VI., in 1577, for students in Languages and Philosophy. The value of each is £10 per annum. The right of presentation belongs to the Senate. By ordinance of Universities Commissioners, of date 7th June, 1862, these Bursaries are put upon the same footing as the Forfar Bursaries (for which see above).
Bursars—* John Wemyss, 1879; David Houston, 1881 (1880); Hugh Manners, 1881; William H. Carslaw, 1882.
FULLARTON OF OVERTON BURSARIES.-By deed of mortification and constitution, dated 22nd December, 1877, the Executors of the late John Fullarton, Esq., of Overton, West Kilbride, Ayrshire, in pursuance of his Trust Disposition and Settlement and codicils, assigned to the Principal and Professors of Glasgow University, as Patrons, the residue of his estate, amounting to £2,604, 17s. 7d., for the purpose of founding five Bursaries, more or less, each of the annual value of at least £10 but not exceeding £30. The Bursaries are tenable for two years by students in Arts under 25 years of age, belonging to or resident in the district of Cunninghame, in Ayrshire, children of parents whose means and social position are not above those of tradesmen, small farmers, or shopkeepers, or others who may be struggling to secure their better education, and are by themselves, or with such assistance as they may be able to get from their parents or relations, unable to provide for the expenses of a University education. The Bursaries are awarded by competitive examination in Latin, Elementary Mathematics, and English; but no candidate is eligible who has attended any University for more than one session. A Bursary may be divided between two candidates of equal or nearly equal merit, but as between a candidate who has not previously attended any University and a candidate who has so attended, the former is preferred. A Bursar may attend each session one or more of the classes in the Faculty of Arts, the selection of classes being left to his own option. The estate is in the meantime burdened with annuities amounting to the sum of £40 sterling. Any accumulations through vacancies are added to the capital sum.
Bursars-William Currie, 1881; * James Craig, 1881; John Johnston, 1882; William Todd, 1882; Richard M. Wylie, 1882.
* Vacant through lapse of time.
GENERAL COUNCIL BURSARIES.-- Under a scheme originated by Mr. David Hannay, clerk to the General Council, a sum of about £500 has been raised by subscription among the Members of Council for the foundation of Bursaries to be held for three years, and to be open to competition to first and second year's students in Arts. Five of theseone of £25, one of £20, and three of £15 per annum--will be offered for competition at the General Preliminary and Bursary Examination in November. In addition, a sum of £2300 has been raised to form the nucleus of a permanent General Council Bursaries Fund. Of this sum
£1000 is due to the liberality of the Rev. Wm. Park, D.D., Minister of Airth, to be applied in memory of his late brother, the Rev. John Park, D.D., Minister of Cadder. With Dr. Park's consent this sum is to be appropriated to two Park General Council Bursaries of £20 a year tenable for two years. One such Bursary will be open in addition to the five already named, for second year's students, at the General Bursary Competition in November. (Six vacancies.)
GILCHRIST BURSARY.-Founded by Mr. John Gilchrist, in 1700, for a student in Philosophy, being the son of a tradesman freeman in the Burgh of Glasgow. Preference to names Gilchrist, Bryce, and Boyd. Value, £8 per annum. Appointment by the Trades' House.
Bursar-Robert B. Ness, 1882.
HANNAY BURSARIES. - Three in number, founded in 1865 by Mr. Anthony Hannay, merchant, Glasgow, in memory of his deceased wife. To be awarded to young men not under fourteen, and not above nineteen years of age, who are about to commence their studies in the Arts classes, with a view to the Holy Ministry in connection with any of the Evangelical Religious Denominations in Scotland, and who shall engage to attend during each of the first three years of the curriculum not fewer than two classes. The principal qualifications of those to be selected are good moral character, promising talent, a fair preliminary education, and a want or deficiency in the necessary pecuniary means for pursuing a University education. Candidates for these Bursaries are required to submit themselves to the annual Bursary Examination at the commencement of the Winter Session of the University of Glasgow, or such other Examination as the Trustees may appoint; but the result of said Examination shall only be taken as one of the tests in judging of the merits of the applicants. The Bursaries to be bestowed for three years— one to be given each year. Value, about £15 per annum each. The appointment is vested in the Principal, the Dean of the Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow, and the President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow. Applications to be made to Mr. Robert Brodie, 87 St. Vincent Street, and also to the Assistant-Clerk of Senate, not later than 1st October.
Bursars-* Archibald J. Macnicol, 1880; John M‘Gilchrist, 1881; David Smith, 1882.
HASTIE BURSARIES.-In 1772, the Rev. Mr. Hastie founded a Bursary for a student in this University. By an addition since made to the
*Vacant through lapse of time.