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$100 a year, is awarded, whenever there is a vacancy, to the student in the sophomore or junior class who passes the best examination in the classics and mathematics; the successful candidate receives the annuity (forfeiting one-third in case of nonresidence) until the end of the third year after graduation. The Foote scholarships (4 in 1893), yielding $500 a year each, are awarded annually to graduates of Yale College who remain in New Haven for one or more years pursuing studies in the graduate department. The (3) Larned scholarships, each having a fund of $7,000, are bestowed 1 to each senior class; the incumbent must reside in New Haven and pursue a course of graduate study. The Macy scholarship, the income from $10,000, is given to a recent graduate of distinguished scholarship, who may hold it for three years; he must reside in New Haven and pursue a course of nonprofessional study. The Woolsey scholarships, each having the income from $1,000, are awarded in successive years, 1 to the student in each freshman class who passes the best examination in Latin composition, in the Greek of the year, and in algebraic problems. The scholarship may be held for four years; the student who stands second at this examination receives for one year the income of the Hurlbut scholarship fund of $1,000, and the student who stands third, the income for one year of the Third Freshman scholarship fund of $1,000. The W. W. De Forest scholarship, income from $2,000, is given to a student in each senior class who has attained distinction in the study of French, provided he pursue for the year after graduation a further course in the modern languages, especially French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Italian, under the direction of the faculty. The Scott Hurtt scholarship, the income from $5,000, is assigned each year to a member of the sophomore class on the ground of approved scholarship; one-half of the income will be paid during his junior year, and one-half during his senior year. The income from the T. G. Waterman fund of $40,000 is given to not more than 3 scholars of limited means who have distinguished themselves in their studies; the incumbents are chosen from the senior or junior class, or from graduates of not more than two years' standing. The income from the A. B. Palmer scholarship fund of $5,000 is paid during his college course to a student in need of beneficiary aid, of unexceptionable character, and of high rank in scholarship. Twenty graduate scholarships of $100 each per annum are open to graduates of all colleges. In addition to the above, the sum of $20,000 and upward is annually applied for the relief of students who need pecuniary aid, especially of those preparing for the ministry. There is also a loan fund, the income of which is used for scholarships; also a considerable number of scholarship funds, each yielding $115 a year, the income of which is appropriated to worthy applicants in the undergraduate department.
In 1892-93 there were 82 free tuition scholarships in the Sheffield Scientific School for citizens of Connecticut. The Holmes scholarship of $50 a year is awarded to a citizen of Middlebury, Prospect, Waterbury, or Wolcott, Conn.
In the Yale divinity school there are 5 scholarships of $200 each offered to candidates for admission to the graduate class. These scholarships are assigned in part to members of the graduating class of this school, and in part to graduates of other theological schools. Students of the junior, middle, and senior classes, whose circumstances require it, receive $100 a year. Additional aid to the amount of $75 annually is furnished by the American College and Education Society to its beneficiaries. In addition to this aid there are 10 scholarships of $50 each for members of the junior class. Candidates must be college graduates.
Delaware College, Newark, Del.-Tuition is free to all Delaware students. Columbian University, Washington, D. C.-The Kendall scholarship, running for six years, two in the preparatory school and four in the college, is conferred annually on the best scholar in the public high school. Students on this foundation pay semiannually a fee of $8 for fuel, servants' wages, etc.
Howard University, Washington, D. C.-No tuition is charged in the theological, normal, preparatory, and college departments. Aid is given to worthy students who need it, so far as funds allow.
Gallandet College, Washington, D. C.-Congress makes provision for the free admission of residents of the District of Columbia, who have not the means of supporting themselves, and for a limited number from the States and Territories.
John B. Stetson University, De Land, Fla.-There are 3 scholarships which provide for the entire support (exclusive of clothing and books) of one student each.
Florida Conference College, Leesburg, Fla.—Children of traveling preachers and young preachers preparing for the ministry are not charged for tuition in the lit
University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.-There are a certain number (2 in 1892-93) of fellowships in English, modern languages, and biology, the income of which is fixed annually by the board of trustees; competition is open to graduates of this and other institutions; fellows must perform any duties assigned them by the head of their department, and pursue a course of advanced study; fellowships are held for one year, with privilege of renewal. Tuition in the college department is free.
Atlanta University, Atlanta, Ga.-There is 1 scholarship fund of $10,000, 2 of $5,000 each, 2 of $1,000 each, 1 of $500, and 1 of $300.
Mercer University, Macon, Ga.-Tuition is free in the college and theological departments. There is a fund from which $13 per month for board and $65 per annum for tuition and incidentals is allowed indigent students from Jones County. Hiwassee high school holds a scholarship free from all charges for two years, awarded for superior scholarship.
Emory College, Oxford, Ga.-The sons of itinerant preachers are not charged tuition in the college classes. This rule applies to all the annual conferences. The sons of pastors in other churches are granted the same privileges.
Clark University, South Atlanta, Ga.-There is no tuition fee charged any student. University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.-Tuition in all departments, except music, is free. There are no fees or extras of any sort.
Blackburn University, Carlinville, Ill.-Students for the ministry may receive from the board of education of the Prespyterian Church aid, on a scholarship basis, to the amount of $150.
Carthage College, Carthage, Ill.-There is 1 scholarship, the benefits of which are available for a member of the sophomore class.
University of Illinois, Champaign, Ill.-There are 4 fellowships of $100 each per annum, tenable for one year, open to graduates of this or other similar institutions; appointments are made on the grounds of good character, high attainments, promise of distinguished success, and of usefulness to the university; incumbents are required to teach five to ten hours a week during the year, and to devote the remaining time to graduate study.
There is 1 scholarship for each county in the State, the holder of which may attend the university for four years, free of charge for tuition and incidental fees; the value of this scholarship is $90, and is filled by competitive examination. Scholarships are offered to high schools on the accredited list, one a year to each school, tenable for two years; they are filled by competitive examination in the several schools. There are also a number of military scholarships, good for one year and covering the charge for term fees, open to students who have distinguished themselves in military science and tactics.
University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.—There are 20 fellowships, each yielding $520 per annum, and 20 yielding $320 each per annum, out of which sums the university fees must be paid. There are also honorary fellowships yielding no income and requiring no service, assigned as a mark of distinction in special cases. There are also special fellowships as follows: One of $400 in Latin; 1 of $300 in political economy; 1 of $400 in English; one of $100 in history, and 1 of $300 in comparative religion. The appointment to a fellowship is based upon proficiency already obtained in a department, and it is desirable that the student should have already spent one year in resident graduate study; special weight is given to theses. Fellows are expected to render assistance of some kind in connection with the work of the university. Appointments are made annually.
Eureka College, Eureka, Ill.-Young men preparing themselves to become ministers of the gospel may obtain free tuition.
Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.-There are 2 fellowships of $400 each in biology and chemistry, tenable for one year, which must be spent at the university. Incumbents are required to give limited assistance in the work of instruction.
There are 51 State scholarships, 1 for each senatorial district, tenable for the period of undergraduate study; holders are entitled to free tuition, and are nominated by the State senators. The Parkhurst scholarship, the interest on $1,000, is for lady students needing assistance. The Methodist Episcopal Church scholarship, the interest on $1,000, is for the benefit of meritorious students. The Chicago Herald scholarship affords free tuition and incidental expenses. The Marcy scholarship in biology entitles the holders to a table at the marine biological laboratory at Woods Holl, Mass. No more than 3 students may be appointed for one season.
Ewing College, Ewing, Ill.-No tuition is required of ministerial students.
Knox College, Galesburg, Ill.—Students who have the Christian ministry in view may receive aid from certain educational societies, if their circumstances require it, to the amount of $75 to $100 a year. Aid to the amount of $100 a year may also be obtained by students in the full classical course.
Lombard University, Galesburg, Ill.—There are 15 scholarships, each having the income from $1,000.
Illinois College, Jacksonville, Ill.-There are 6 scholarships, each entitling 1 student to enjoy the privileges of the institution free of charge, and 2 offering free tuition to students preparing for the ministry. There are also 2 scholarships paying tuition and incidental expenses in the preparatory department.
Lake Forest University, Lake Forest, Ill.-There are 18 scholarships. Of these, 6 are available for college students in needy circumstances, 1 having the income from
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$5,000, 1 from $1,500, 2 from $500, 1 from $125, and 1 from $78. Three scholarships having a principal of $1,500 and 1 of $500 are open for needy students preparing for the ministry of the Presbyterian Church. Two having a principal of $1,000 are at the disposal of the founders. Two trustee scholarships are awarded annually. Four alumni scholarships of $60 a year each are open to deserving students of the college. The income from a fund of $5,000 is available for students preparing for the ministry of evangelical churches. Students for the ministry who need assistance are granted free tuition.
Shurtleff College, Upper Alton, Ill.-Students preparing for the ministry receive free tuition, provided they need it. There are also several scholarships.
Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill.-There are 2 scholarships, each of which pays tuition and room rent for 1 student.
Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.-Tuition is free in all departments except the school of law. A scholarship is awarded each year to the best student in the graduating class of each of the commissioned high schools of the State, which entitles the holder to admission free of incidental fees, which amount to $15 per year.
Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Ind.-A fellowship, the income from $5,000, is awarded to that member of the graduating class who shall have done special work in English, and who shall continue his studies in that department. No tuition is expected of the sons of clergymen in active pastoral service. The college has a number of loan funds.
Franklin College, Franklin, Ind.-Students for the ministry and missionary service have tuition free upon certain conditions. Beneficiary aid is given to indigent students for the ministry.
Hanover College, Hanover, Ind.-Tuition is free.
Earlham College, Richmond, Ind.-There are 20 scholarships of $65 each per annum, open to men or women. There is also a scholarship for the best graduate of any commissioned high school in Indiana or of any academy which is recognized as a preparatory school to Earlham College; holders of these scholarships are exempt from all charges for tuition in the regular courses of study.
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.-There is 1 scholarship of $250 per annum. board of trustees also confer free tuition for four years to that student who has graduated with the highest honors at an academy or high school in the State.
Des Moines College, Des Moines, Iowa.-The college is entitled to appoint each year 3 of its graduates for graduate work in the University of Chicago. The value of each fellowship is $120; the appointment is made on the basis of superior scholarship. Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa.-The income from $500 is bestowed upon indigent students.
Parsons College, Fairfield, Iowa.-There is 1 scholarship having the income from $1,000, and 12 having the income from $500.
Iowa College, Grinnell, Iowa.-The American Education Society assists young men in college classes preparing for the ministry. The income from $1,500 is given to young men preparing for the ministry. Four scholarships are awarded to the best scholars in any department of the college who need and seek such aid. Two scholarships are given to young women in the classical course. One scholarship furnishes annual tuition to a student from Muscatine. One offers tuition to a needy and worthy student. The income from $1,200 is given to young women. There are 17 Goodnow scholarships for young women. The income from $500 is given each year to a member of the senior class. The income from $500 is given to a beneficiary selected by the Congregational Church at Upper Montclair, N. J., or by the faculty. Two Egbert scholarships furnish tuition to 2 young women. The Gear Rand scholarship has the income from $500. The income from $500 is used for the tuition of a student selected by the Congregational Church at Gilbert Station, Iowa, or by the trustees.
State University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.-There is 1 fellowship (value not given). In 1892-93 free tuition was given to 35 students.
Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa.-There are 12 scholarships endowed with $500 each and 1 with $1,000 for young men and women. The income from $5,000 is also paid to worthy and needy students.
Penn College, Oskaloosa, Iowa.-A fellowship of the annual value of $300 is offered by Haverford College. The candidate must be a graduate and recommended by the president of Penn College. Bryn Mawr College offers to a lady of the senior class a graduate scholarship of the annual value of $100. There are also 2 undergraduate scholarships.
Central University of Iowa, Pella, Iowa.-Students for the ministry get free tuition. Tabor College, Tabor, Iowa.-There are 8 scholarships covering tuition fees.
St. Benedict's College, Atchison, Kans.-There is 1 scholarship, which offers some apt, diligent, and deserving pupil an opportunity of finishing his classical course gratis.
It is conferred after a competitive examination. Candidates must study for the priesthood, and be prepared to enter the fourth year of the classical course.
Highland University, Highland, Kans.-Students for the ministry have free tuition. University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans.-Tuition is free in all departments of the university, and no contingent or admission fee is required of residents of the State. Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kans.-The interest of $1,500 is used annually in assisting needy and worthy lady students.
Washburn College, Topeka, Kans.-The interest on beneficiary funds is used annually to aid needy and deserving students, men and women. Young men studying for the ministry can secure aid to the amount of $75 a year.
Berea College, Berea, Ky.-Tuition is free. Seventy-three students also receive a rebate of $9 a year from the incidental fee of $13.50.
Ogden College, Bowling Green, Ky.-Tuition is free to residents of Kentucky (number limited).
Centre College, Danville, Ky.-Sons of ministers and all other young men of limited means receive free tuition.
Eminence College, Eminence, Ky.-Young men preparing for the ministry receive free tuition.
Georgetown College,1 Georgetown, Ky.-There are 5 free scholarships for indigent young men of Scott County, Ky., to be filled by competitive examination. There is also a fund of $8,000, the income from which is used to help poor young men preparing for the gospel ministry.
South Kentucky College,' Hopkinsville, Ky.—Sons and daughters of ministers receive free tuition.
Central University, Richmond, Ky.-There are 79 scholarships, endowed with $1,000 each, which furnish free tuition. Candidates for the ministry and sons of ministers are received without charge for tuition.
Bethel College, Russellville, Ky.-Licentiates of Baptist churches and sons of active ministers receive free tuition ($55 per year). Free tuition is also given to 10 pupils of the public schools of Logan County and 10 from other counties in the State.
Kentucky Wesleyan College, Winchester, Ky.-Young men preparing for the ministry and all sons of ministers receive free tuition. Any minister in regular work in the Kentucky, western Virginia, or Louisville conference may send, free of tuition, any young man or young woman in need of such help.
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La.-Tuition and rooms are free to all cadets.
Keatchie College, Keatchie, La.-Ministerial students and children of active ministers receive free tuition.
Tulane University, New Orleans, La.-There are 15 graduate scholarships open to graduates of all colleges; they furnish free tuition and $150 per annum to each holder, and are tenable for one year; holders may be reelected for one additional year; 3 scholarships each will be assigned to classical, literary, scientific, and engineering courses, and 3 in any course thought desirable; holders may be called upon to render assistance to professors. There is also 1 scholarship, giving free tuition, for each senator and representative in the State, 1 for the Tulane high school, and 1 for the city high school. The number of free scholarships in 1892-93 was 147.
There are also 2 scholarships in the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College for lady graduates of the New Orleans public high schools; each has the income from $1,500. Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Me.-There are for ministerial students 4 scholarships, endowed with $1,000 each, and a fund of $6,600. There are also 21 general scholarships endowed with $1,000 each, 1 with $2,000, and 2 with $2,500; 2 scholarships, the income from $2,000 each, are for students from Bangor Theological Seminary; 4 of $75 each per annum for students who graduated in Portland high school; the income from $5,000 at 6 per cent is given to the student in each sophomore class who obtains the highest rank in the mathematical studies of the first two years; the income from $2,500 is for deserving students, preference being given to natives and residents of Buxton; the income from $6,000 is given preferably to students from Lawrence Academy, Groton, Mass.; the income from $4,000 is for aid to deserving students. Bates College, Lewiston, Me.-There are 42 scholarships giving free tuition. Colby University, Waterville, Me.-There are 70 endowed scholarships, amounting to $80,000. The income, varying from $36 to $90 each per annum, is given to worthy students needing aid.
St. John's College, Annapolis, Md.-There is 1 scholarship furnishing tuition, board, fuel, lights, and washing for each senatorial district in the State, tenable for four years; also 26 State scholarships furnishing free tuition; 15 tuition scholarships, tenable for four years, are available for students from Annapolis; all sons of clergymen get free tuition.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.-There are 20 fellowships of $500 each per annum awarded annually; they are open to graduates of all colleges; holders
may be reappointed and must pay the regular tuition fees. The Bruce fellowship in biology has the income from $10,000; holders may be reelected twice; candidates must be not more than 30 years of age at the date of election; the holder is exempt from charges for tuition.
There are 20 graduate scholarships; 10 are awarded in June to members of the graduating class, and 10 are awarded in January to graduates of this or other institutions who have been studying here during the previous part of the session; they are worth $200 per annum and tenable for one year. There are also 15 scholarships for each of the States of Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. Of this number 9 in each State entitle to free tuition and 6 to free tuition and $75. Two scholarships furnishing free tuition are awarded to undergraduate students from the District of Columbia; they are tenable for one year, but the holders may be reelected.
Loyola College, Baltimore, Md.-There are 7 scholarships endowed with $1,000 each. Washington College, Chestertown, Md.-Two students from each county on the Eastern Shore are received free of all charge for board, room rent, tuition, and textbooks.
Western Maryland College, Westminster, Md.—One student is received from each senatorial district free of all charge for tuition, board, fuel, light, and washing. Free tuition is also granted to students preparing for the ministry of the Methodist Protestant Church and to children of all ministers in Westminster and of ministers of the Methodist Protestant Church.
Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.-The Kellogg fellowship awards the income of about $30,000 for seven years to an alumnus of Amherst of not more than six years' standing; the holder shall be well equipped for study and research and have an especially good knowledge of the Latin and German languages; the first three years shall be spent at a German university (or, with the approval of the faculty, at any other place or places) in the study of philosophy, philology, literature, history, political science, political economy, mathematics, or natural science; the last four years must be spent as a lecturer at Amherst, but not more than 30 lectures shall be given in a year, and he shall not be required to reside at Amherst more than one college term of any year. The Hitchcock fellowship of $250 is awarded annually to the senior class for excellence in history and the social and economical sciences. The Pope fellowship of $250 is awarded annually to a member of the senior class for proficiency in physics.
The beneficiary funds of the college are over $180,000. Except as otherwise provided by the donors, the income of this is distributed among students of high character and good scholarship, but of slender means. The charitable fund of $83,500 is used exclusively in aid of those studying for the Christian ministry; the Stone scholarship fund of $25,000 is used preferably for sons of missionaries and ministers; the income from the other funds is unrestricted.
Boston University, Boston, Mass.-There are 2 fellowships of $500 each per annum, 1 of which is for the school of theology and the other for the college of liberal arts; they are tenable for one year, but holders may be reelected for a second year; they are available for residence in this or foreign institutions.
In the college of liberal arts there are: The Warren scholarship of $100 per annum; 32 Rich scholarships for young men and 32 for young women of $100 each per annum; 1 Washington scholarship of $100 per annum, open to Washington, D. C., high school graduates alternately to men and women; 1 Woodvine scholarship of $100 per aunum; and 40 university scholarships of $100 each per annum. Through the generosity of private individuals several annual scholarships or gifts of $100 each have been granted to students.
In the college of agriculture there are 91 free scholarships and funds amounting to $3,000, the income of which is used to aid worthy students needing assistance. In the school of law a limited number of free scholarships to the amount of $100 each have been established for the second and third years, to be awarded to students who have been members of the school for at least one full year.
In the school of medicine there are a number of scholarships for young men and women; particulars not given.
Harvard University,' Cambridge, Mass. (graduate school).—Some of the fellowships and all of the scholarships are restricted to resident students; some fellowships permit study abroad; nonresident appointments are awarded only to graduates of some department of Harvard, or to a student who has pursued his studies at Harvard for several years; resident appointments may be bestowed on persons not previously members of the university; appointments are made for one year only, but may be renewed. The fellowships are as follows:
The Harris fellowship of $500 per annum is awarded to a graduate of acknowledged excellence in one or more departments of literature or science who is in need of such aid; residence at Cambridge is required unless excused for substantial reasons;
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