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9. HIGHLAND SOCIETY'S BURSARIES.
The Directors of the Highland Society of London will receive applications for two Bursaries of £15, tenable for three years, and others of less value, tenable for one year, open to students of any Faculty in the University. Candidates must be natives of the Highlands, who can speak Gaelic, and whose circumstances are such that they require assistance in prosecuting their studies. Further particulars may be had on application to the Secretary, Scottish Hall, Crane Court, Fleet Street, London, E.C.
10. LOUSON BURSARY.
Of the annual value of £20 or thereby, tenable for four years at any University in Scotland. For the conditions of competition, etc., apply to the Town Clerk, Arbroath.
11. MCKISSACK BURSARY.
Founded in 1900 by Mrs. Jane McKissack, Elgin, and consisting of the revenue of £750. Tenable for four years by a Student of Medicine, or failing such by a Student in Arts or Divinity, prosecuting his studies in preparation for Mission Work among the Jews. Preference in favour of natives of or residents in the counties of Elgin and Nairn. For further particulars apply to Messrs. Lamb & Co., Solicitors, Nairn.
12. MACLAINE (GILLIAN) BURSARIES.
Two Bursaries of £50 each are available for Gaelic speaking Students purposing to study for the Ministry of the Church of Scotland. For particulars apply to Rev. P. N. Mackichan, Inverary.
13. MACLEAN BURSARIES.
These Bursaries are open to students of the name of MacLean, of either sex. They are of the annual value of £25 each, and are tenable for four years at any Scottish University.
Particulars may be had from J. D. Marwick, Town Clerk, City Chambers, Glasgow.
14. WM. MEIKLEJOHN BURSARY.
Founded 1889, by Mrs. Mary Meiklejohn. Value £20, tenable for four years in the Arts Faculty. Restricted to natives of Stirlingshire who intend to become Ministers of the Church of Scotland. Apply to Mr. James Brown, 10 Barnton Street, Stirling.
15. QUEEN'S BURSARY FOR GAELIC SCHOLARSHIP. There will be open for competition in October a Bursary of £15 established for Gaelic Scholarship, tenable for one year, to be competed for by Students in the Faculty of Arts of one of the Scottish Universities. Candidates must be natives of, or have resided for two years within, the Synods of Aberdeen, Moray, Glenelg, Ross, Sutherland, and Caithness, or in Perthshire, and must declare that they are studying with a view to becoming Clergymen of the Church of Scotland. For conditions, apply to H. W. Cornillon, Esq., S.S.C., 130 George Street, Edinburgh,
16. SIMSON BURSARY.
Founded in 1869 by James Simson. Of the value of about £21 yearly and may be held for three years. The Bursar must be a student of Arts or Divinity preparing for the ministry of the Church of Scotland, or as a missionary going abroad. Natives of Dunbar have a preference if they apply before 11th September. Candidates should apply to the Session Clerk, Dunbar Parish Church.
The Strang-Steel Bursaries of the Edinburgh Border Counties Association are open for competition to students entering on a regular curriculum in any of the Faculties of any Scottish University, with a preference in favour of candidates born in certain of the Parishes of Selkirk and Roxburgh. For particulars apply to Mr. S. D. Elliot, S.S.C., 40 Princes Street, Edinburgh.
18. TOD (PEEBLESSHIRE).
Of the value of £10 yearly. Open to Students in Arts who are natives of Peeblesshire and educated in that County. Apply to Sec. of Edinburgh Peeblesshire Society (James Stirling, Esq., 279 Claremont Street, Edinburgh).
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS.
1. CARNEGIE SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS. Graduates of this University are entitled to become Candidates for Scholarships of £100, and Fellowships of £150, in History, Economics and Modern Languages and Literature, on conditions which will be found in Appendix. Application Forms may be had from the Secretary of the Carnegie Trust, The Merchants' Hall, Hanover St., Edinburgh.
2. THE FERGUSON SCHOLARSHIPS.
These Scholarships were instituted in 1860, by the Trustees of the late Mr. Ferguson of Cairnbrock, out of his Legacy of
£50,000 for Educational and other Purposes, with a view to the encouragement of the higher learning in Scotland. They are six in number, of the annual value of £80 each, and tenable for two years.
The Scholarships are six in number, each tenable for two years; three to be competed for annually-one for Classics; one for Mathematics, including Natural Philosophy; and one for Mental Philosophy, including Logic, Psychology, Metaphysics, and Moral Philosophy. The Examinations for 1917 will be held in Glasgow-the Classical on the 25th, 26th, and 27th, and the Mathematical and Mental Philosophical on the 25th and 26th of September.
Subjects for Examination.
Latin Prose Composition
Greek Prose Composition
General-(a) Critical; (b) Greek and Latin History; (c) Greek and Latin Literature.
Verse Composition, either in Greek or Latin; or,
An original Latin Essay on some subject connected with Ancient History, Literature, or Life.
Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical.
Differential and Integral Calculus, and
NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. Abstract Dynamics (commonly called Mechanics); including Kinematics and Statics and Kinetics of Solids and Fluids.
Acoustics, Heat, Light, Magnetism and Electricity, treated both mathematically and experimentally.
Candidates will be allowed a choice of questions, and may obtain full marks by showing good general knowledge and an intimate acquaintance with any branches they may have specially studied.
LOGIC.-Province and History of Logic. Notions, Judgments, and Inferences. Recent Developments of Formal Logic. Fallacies. Theory and Methods of Scientific and of Historical Proof.
PSYCHOLOGY AND METAPHYSICS.-The Phenomena and Laws of Mental Life and of its Development. Theory of Knowledge. Theory of Reality.
MORAL PHILOSOPHY.-Psychology and Metaphysics of Ethics. Relations of Ethics to Law, Politics, and Economics. Applied Ethics.
HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY.-History and Critical Analysis of Ancient and Modern Systems of Philosophy.
The Competition will be open to all persons who have passed the Examinations required for the Degree of Master of Arts in one of the Universities of Scotland (whether taking the Degree at the same time or not), provided that, at the time of the Competition, not more than six years have elapsed since the time of their first entering a Class qualifying for the M.A. Degree, and who have not already gained one of these Scholarships.
The Examinations will be conducted in writing, and the Scholarships awarded on the report of the Examiners as to the Merit of the Candidates, but the minimum of 60 per cent. of the possible marks must be reached in order to entitle to a Scholarship.
The Scholarships, of £80 each per annum, are tenable for two years, subject to fulfilment of the following Rule of the Trustees:
"Persons gaining the Scholarships will be expected, during the tenure thereof, to prosecute studies in furtherance of the higher learning; and those who have not graduated shall be required to do so before the last payment is made".
Certificates will be granted to such of the unsuccessful Competitors as, in the opinion of the Examiners, shall have taken a distinguished position in the Examinations.
Candidates are requested to give in their names personally or by letter, at the Office of THE FERGUSON BEQUEST FUND, 94 Bath Street, Glasgow, any time before 1st September, and due intimation will be sent to those enrolled as to the place and hours of Examination.
The following Students of the University of Aberdeen have obtained Ferguson Scholarships.*
1861. Robertson, G. Croom, Classical and Philosophical.
1862. Watt, John
* Previous to 1864 only two Scholarships were awarded-one for Classics and Mental Philosophy conjointly, and the other for Classics and Mathematics.
1871. Chrystal, George, Mathematical.
1874. Adamson, Harvey, Mathematical.
1883. Clark, John, Mathematical.
1884. Mackenzie, William L., Philosophical.
1896. Mackay, Alex. M., Philosophical.
1900. Watt, Thomas Meikle, Philosophical.
Robertson, James Alex., Philosophical.
1903. Calder, Wm. M., Classical.
Milne, Wm. P., Mathematical.
1904. Petrie, Alex., Classical.
Fraser, Peter (equal), Mathematical.
1905. Fraser, John, Classical.
Gray, John, Mathematical.
1906. Michie, John Lundie (equal), Classical.
1907. Sutherland, Alex. George, Classical.
Lawrence, James Taylor, Mathematical.
1910. Thomson, James O., Classical.
1911. Pirie, John Wm., Classical.
Stephen, Fred C., Mathematical.
1912. Laing, Bertram M., Philosophical.
Brown, Wm. Scott
Simpson, John A.
1915. Low, Allan James, Mathematical.
3. SHAW PHILOSOPHICAL FELLOWSHIP.
The Fellowship was founded in 1867, and is of the annual value of about £150, tenable for five years. It is open to Graduates in Arts of any of the four Scottish Universities (or Students who have passed all Examinations for the Degree in Arts) of not more than five years' standing at the time of competition. The subjects of examinations are-Logic, Metaphysics, including Psychology, Moral Philosophy, and the History of Philosophy. It is in the Patronage of the University of Edinburgh.