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I. COMPETITION BURSARIES.
Founded in 1691, by Alexander Adam, M.D., of Anstruther-Wester, and regulated by Ordinance of Universities Commissioners, 1858, No. 33, Aberdeen, No. 13. The number of Bursaries is three of the annual value of £20 each, and six of £15 each. Tenable for four years, subject to the condition that the Bursar "shall proceed through the Curriculum in Arts in the University, and shall pass the Examinations required by the University of Students proceeding to the Degree of Master of Arts; but, if he shall fail to pass any of the Examinations required as aforesaid of Students proceeding to the Degree of Master of Arts, or shall discontinue his attendance at the University as a Student in Arts, he shall forfeit his Bursary". The Senatus may appoint, in the event of a vacancy, for the remainder of any period of four years unexpired.
2. ADAM AND DAVIDSON.
Founded in 1691, by Alexander Adam, M.D., and, in 1766, by John Davidson, Merchant in Aberdeen, and conjoined into one Bursary of the annual value of £10. Tenable for four years, on the same conditions as are mentioned under the last foundation.
Founded in 1853, by Lieut.-Colonel Alexander Brodie Campbell, late H.E.I.C.S. (Bombay), who died at Elgin, 17th Sept., 1855. The number of Bursaries is now six, each consisting of one sixth of the free income of the Foundation, estimated at £20 or thereby, tenable for four years. Ordinance (1889) No. 116.
Founded in 1616, by James Cargill, M.D., and regulated by "The Aberdeen (Endowed Institutions) Provisional Order, 1881 ". The number of Bursaries is eight, of the annual value of £20 each, tenable for four years.
5. WILLIAM CATTO BANKER'S BURSARY.
Founded in 1884, by the late Misses Isabella Catto and Ann Catto, Aberdeen. Of the annual value of £50, and tenable for four years, by the most distinguished student who shall have received the degree of Master of Arts in the year of his nomination to the Bursary, and who is to follow the profession of Divinity, Law, or Medicine, or who, being a Master of Arts as aforesaid, shall be prosecuting, in the University or elsewhere, his studies, with a view to his entering the Indian or Colonial Civil Service of the Government of Great Britain; so long as the Bursar shall continue to prosecute, to the satisfaction of the Patrons, the particular profession or pursuit chosen by him at his nomination to the Bursary. The Bursary cannot be held along with any other Scholarship, Fellowship, or Bursary of any University, or with any situation or appointment of any kind yielding the Bursar an annual income of more than £100, and the right of the Bursar shall cease and determine on his obtaining such appointment. Patrons: The Senatus Academicus of the University.
6. COWE AND CLERIHEW.
The Cowe Bursary, founded in 1858 by Alex. Cowe (Alumnus Marisc. Coll., 1808-12), surgeon, Lonmay, and the Clerihew Bursary, founded by George Clerihew, Builder in Aberdeen, who died in 1860, were conjoined into one Bursary consisting of the free revenue of the two Foundations, estimated at £8 or thereby, tenable for four years. Ordinance (1889) No. 103.
Founded in 1644, by Sir Thomas Crombie of Kemnay, and regulated by "The Aberdeen (Endowed Institutions) Provisional Order, 1881". The number of Bursaries is eight, of the annual value of £15 each, tenable for four years.
Founded in 1827, by William Davidson of Bayswater-hill. The number of Bursaries is three, two of the annual value of £13 each, and one of £10 or thereby.
9. A. DINGWALL.
Founded in 1866, by Alexander Dingwall, Esq., Dingwall. The number of Bursaries is two, of the value of £25 each.
Founded in 1529, by Bishop Elphinstone, and regulated by Ordinance (1858) No. 29, Aberdeen, No. 9. The number of Bursaries is six, of the annual value of £10 each, tenable for four years.
Founded in 1692, by James Fullerton of Halstead, Essex. The number of Bursaries was formerly fourteen, but by Ordinance No. 117 of the Universities Commissioners (1889) the number is now fixed at nine of £15 each, tenable for four years. balance of the Funds is to be applied to the foundation of a Scholarship of £100 per annum, tenable for two years.
12. GALLOWAY AND GARDEN.
Founded about 1706 and in 1738, by Alexander Galloway and Mrs. Margaret Garden, relict of James Skene, Merchant, Burgess of Old Aberdeen, and conjoined into one Bursary by Ordinance (1858) No. 37-annual value, £10. Tenable for four years under the conditions before mentioned. (See ADAM.)
Founded by Patrick Gammie (Alumnus King's Coll., 1826-28), retired Inspector General of Hospitals, Army, who, by his will, dated 9th February, 1869, gave (subject to the life interest of his wife) the sum of £1000 "unto the Principal and Professors of King's College, Aberdeen University, for the time being, to be held by them as Trustees to found a Bursary for Modern Languages, to be called by the name of 'The Gammie Bursary,' and to be held by the successful competitors for two years in succession". The funds became available in 1891. It has been arranged that there shall be one Bursary of £35 or thereby, tenable for two years, to be awarded to the competitor in the Arts Bursary Competition who gains the highest aggregate number of marks in the French and German Papers. The successful candidate must attend at least one class in each of these subjects during each year of his tenure of the Bursary.
14. GORDON AND CUMING.
Founded in 1677, by Robert Cuming, Merchant in Elgin, and in 1737, by the Rev. Charles Gordon, Vicar of Little Baddow, Essex, and regulated by "The Aberdeen (Endowed Institutions) Provisional Order, 1881". One Bursary of £20, tenable for four years.
Founded in 1888, by William Gray, Shoemaker, Huntly. Preference to Students of the names of Gray, Conn or Polson, in the order in which their names are mentioned. One bursary of £17 or thereby, tenable for four years.
Founded in 1875, by James Taylor, M.D., Aberd., 1865 (Alumnus, King's Coll., 1811-13), retired Deputy InspectorGeneral of Hospitals and Fleets. The number of Bursaries to be as many of £30 each as the free annual rents of the estate of Greenskares, in the Parish of Gamrie and County of Banff, will enable the Senatus to bestow. The Bursaries are at present six in number and are tenable for four years in the Arts Classes. The selection of Bursars to be confined to Scholars born in any of the Parishes and educated at any of the Schools of the County of Banff, as that County was bounded at the date of the foundation of the Bursaries. To be selected after competitive examination at annual competition, but only if the Senatus deem worthy, and unable without such Bursary to prosecute their studies. Candidates must transmit to the Secretary to the Senatus, on or before the Saturday previous to the Bursary Competition, certificates that they fulfil the conditions of the Bursaries. The balance at the end of any Session undisposed of to be invested, and the interest applied in paying additional Bursaries.
Founded in 1802, by John Henderson of Caskieben. The number of Bursaries is two-one of the annual value of £12 and one of £10 or thereby-tenable for four years.
Founded in 1827, by George Hogg of Shannaburn-annual value, £14, tenable for four years.
Founded in 1910, under Bequest of £400 by James Hunter, Merchant, Banchory. One Bursary of £15 or thereby, tenable for three years and awarded on results of the Bursary Competition, a preference being given to competitors from the Parishes of Banchory Ternan, Strachan and Durris, bearing the names of
Hunter or Adam or Smith, thereafter a preference to competitors from these Parishes of other names, thereafter a preference to competitors bearing these surnames from whatever places they may come.
Founded in 1801, by George Hutton, M.A., King's Coll., 1753, Schoolmaster at Deptford, Kent. The number of Bursaries is now seven, whereof two are of the annual value of £24 each, two of £20 each, and three of £18 each. Open for competition to Students not under fourteen years of age, and natives of the British Empire-tenable for four years. (Ordinance (1889) No. 115.)
Founded by Rev. James Johnston, M.A., King's Coll., 1734, Minister of Crimond, and regulated by Ordinance (1858) No. 35. One Bursary of the annual value of £11, tenable for four years.
Founded in 1838, by James Kinloch. The number of Bursaries is two, of the annual value of £10 each or thereby, tenable for four years.
Founded in 1874, by George Lendrum, Esquire of Stirlingbrae, residing in Path-head, Cruden. The number of Bursaries is two, of the annual value of £19 each or thereby, and tenable for four years in the Arts curriculum. To be competed for, and preference to be given (1) to Students who are the sons of parents residing in the Parishes of Cruden or Slains, or in the Landward part of the Parish of Peterhead, or who have received their elementary education, either in whole or in part, in either of the said Parishes; such as are the sons of parents residing in the Parish of Cruden, or who have received their elementary education, either in whole or in part, in that Parish, to have in all cases of equality a preference; (2) to such as are the sons of parents residing in the Town of Peterhead, or who have received their education, in part at least, in said Town; and (3) failing those above mentioned, in certain circumstances, to the best qualified Student without restriction. Candidates must trans
mit to the Secretary to the Senatus, on or before the Saturday previous to the Bursary Competition, certificates that they fulfil the conditions of the Bursaries.