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December 1868, offered to the University, in behalf of themselves and other subscribers to the Fund, a sum of Rs. 5,000 in Government 5 per cent. Paper, for the purpose of awarding a yearly Gold Medal for proficiency in General Jurisprudence and the Roman Civil Law, to be called “THE KINLOCH FORBES GOLD MEDAL," and for Law Books to accompany the Medal, should the fund allow. At the annual meeting of the Senate, held on the same date, the following Resolution was unanimously agreed to :
" That the Senate accept with thanks this endowment, in honour of its late accomplished Vice-Chancellor, the Honourable Mr. Justice Kinloch Forbes.”
The Medal will be awarded in accordance with the following Regulations :
*1. A Gold Medal, to be called “THE KINLOCH FORBES GOLD MEDAL," and a Prize of Law Books, the aggregate value of the Medal and Books being Rupees four hundred, will be awarded annually to the Candidate who obtains the highest number of marks in the subjects of General Jurisprudence and Roman Law at the First Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Laws, or in the papers on General Jurisprudence and Roman Law in group (f) at the Examination for the Degres of Bachelor of Arts, provided that in the latter case the Candidate also passes the remainder of the Examination for the Degree of B.A., and provided also that in no case shall the medal or prize be awarded to a Candidate who does not obtain 60 per cent, of the total number of marks allotted to the
2. The name of the Candidate to whom the thedal and prize o books are awarded shall be published with the list of successful Candidates at the First Examination for the Degree of LL.B, or the Exanination for the Degree of B.A., as the case may be.
3. Whenever the Medal and Books are not awarded the money which would have been expended in purchasing them shall be applied by the Syndicate in such manner as they shall think best fitted for furthering the object and purposes of the endowment.
* The first two regulations were revised in 1891, as under the previous regulations the Sedal and Prize had remained unawarded since its foundation in 1868.
The Honourable A, D, Sassoon, C.S.I., being desirous of encouraging the study of the Hebrew Language, offered, in a letter, dated the 1lth January 1869, to the address of the Vice-Chancellor, the Rev. Dr. Wilson, the sum of Rs. 5,000 in Government 5 per cent. Paper for the foundation of a Scholarship (to be dedicated to the memory of his late father, David Sassoon, Esq.) of Rs. 250 per annum, tenable for two years, in any Institution recognized by the University for Degrees in Arts,
The offer was accepted by the Senate at a meeting held on the 20th January 1869; and the Scholarship will be awarded in accordance with the following Regulations :
1. A Scholarship of Rs. 250 per annum, to be denominated “The DAVID SASSOON HEBREW SCHOLARSHIP,” to be held for two years, shall, on the first occasion of its being bestowed, be awarded to the Candidate who shall pass the Matriculation Examination with the highest marks for proficiency in the Hebrew Languago, or, failing such a Candidate, to the Undergraduate who shall pass the Previous Examination with the highest marks in the same language, provided that the Scholar produce a certificate from the Head of his College or Institution that he is prosecuting his studies in Hebrew.
2. The Scholarship shall be afterwards awarded every alternate year to the Candidate who shall, since the time of the last awarding of the Scholarship, have passed the Matriculation Examination with the highest marks for proficiency in the Hebrew Language, or, failing such a Candidate, to the Undergraduate who shall, since the time of the last awarding of the Scholarship, have passed the Previous Examination with the highest marks for proficiency in the same language.
3. The Scholarship shall be payable half-yearly, in equal propor. tions, to its allottee, on his producing a bill, countersigned by the Head of some College or Institution, recognized in Arts, accompanied by a certificate, from the same source, of regular attendance at that College or Institution, of good conduct, and of satisfactory progress in University studies.
4. Failing the production of such a certificate as that now indicated the Syndicate may declare the Scholarship forfeited.
5. The Scholarship shall be awarded at the final meeting of the Matriculation (or Previous) Examiners, and the name of the David Sassoox SCHOLAR for the ensuing two years shall be published along with the list of the successful Candidates for Matriculation (or Previous) Examination.
6. The Candidate elected must satisfy the Registrar, within six weeks from the date of election, that he has duly joined a recognized College or Institution.
7. In case of the Matriculating Student who is elected declining to proceed to College, the Scholarship for the ensuing two years may be conferred on the Undergraduate who shall have obtained the second place in Hebrew in the Matriculation Examination, or, failing such a Candidate, to the passed Candidate who has obtained the highest marks in Hebrew in the Previous Examination and is willing to continue at College.
8. In case of the Scholarship not being adjudged, or lapsing before it has been held two years, the Scholarship may be awarded under the same rules at the next University Examinations; and any savings resulting from non-adjudication or lapse may be added to the next Scholarship’s allotment, or used, at the discretion of the Syndicate, towards creating a second Scholarship.
X. THE JAMES BERKLEY GOLD MEDAL AND PRIZE. R. M. Brereton, Esq., Chief Engineer, G. I. P. Railway, N.E.D., in a letter to the address of the Vice-Chancellor, the Rev. Dr. Wilson, dated 18th June 1869, offered on behalf of himself and the other admirers and friends of the late Mr. James J. Berkley, Chief Resident Engineer, G. I. P. Railway, the sum of Rs. 8,000 in Government 5 per cent. Promissory Notes, for the purpose of founding a “JAMES BERKLEY GOLD MEDAL" for Civil Engineering, of the value of Rs. 250, to be given annually, and a Prize of Books of a scientific nature to accompany the Medal. At a meeting of the Senate, held on the 13th August, the following Resolution was unanimously adopted :
“That this handsome endowment, in honour of Mr. James John Berkley, one of the original Fellows mentioned in the Act of Incorporation, be accepted with the best thanks of the Senate.
The Medal and Books will be awarded in accordance with the following Regulations :
1. A Gold Medal, to be entitled “THE JAMES BERKLEY GOLD MEDAL,” and a Prize of Books on Civil and Mechanical Engineering, the aggre
* Was awarded an extra scholarship.
gate value of the Medal and Books being Rupees three hundred and seventy, will be awarded annnally to the Candidate who obtains the highest number of marks in the Examination for the Degree of L.C.E., provided that in no case shall the Medal be awarded if such Candidate be not specially recommended by the Examiners in Engineering and Engineering Drawing.
2. The name of the successful Candidate shall be published with the list of Candidates who have passed the Examination for the Degree of L.C.E.
3. Whenever the Medal and Books are not awarded, the money which would have been expended in purchasing them shall be applied by the Syndicate in such manner as they shall think best fitted for furthering the object and purposes of the endowment.
Poona Civil Engineering 1872... Godbole, Kashinath Ramchandra, B.A.........
College of Science).
Ditto. 1873... Bamanji Sorabji
Ditto. 1874... Chandanani, Pritamdas Parsumal .... 1875... Tarapurvala, Fardunji Kuvarji, B.A. 1876... Medal not awarded. 1877... Ditto.
Ditto. 1878... Apte, Ganesh Krishna, B.A......... 1879... Medal not awarded. 1880... Ditto. 1881... Ditto. 1882. . Ahmadi, Ibrahim Shaik Daud Akhund .............. College of Science, Poona. 1883... Medal not awarded, but Prize of Books only given
Ditto, to Mokshagundum Vishvisvaraiya, B.A.
Ditto. 1884... Chitale, Parshuram Krishna
Ditto. 1885... Gole, Vishnu Vithal 1886... Medal not awarded, but a Prize of Books only given
Ditto. to Karpur Shrinivas Rao S., B.Sc.
Ditto. 1887... Chikkaballapur, Subbarao
Ditto. 1888... Sanghani, Keshavlal Sakhidas......................
Ditto. 1889... Bangalor, Krishna Rao
Ditto, 1890... Belvadi, Nanjundayya
Ditto. 1891... Bhandarkar, Vithal Sitaram, B.A.
Ditto. 1892... Hansoti, Chunilal Jivanlal
Ditto. 1893... Desai, Kuvarji Khandubhai, B.Sc
Ditto. 1894... Vartak, Vishnu Narayan, M.A. ...
Ditto. 1895.. Natesaiyer, P. N.
Ditto. 1896... Framji, Kaikhasru Sorabji
Ditto. 1897...! DeSouza, Andrew Baldomero
Ditto. 1898.. Vachha, Barjorji Edalji, B.Sc...
Ditto. 1899... Moraes, Anthony Xavier 1900... Sataravala, Dada bhoy Ratanji, B.A. ...................
Ditto. 1901... Advani, Jotsing Harising, B.Sc.
THE ELLIS PRIZE. The Honourable B. H. Ellis, Member of the Council of H. E. the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, offered, on the 26th August 1869, Promissory Notes of the value of Rs. 1,500, bearing interest at 4 per cent., for an annual prize of books of the value of Rs. 60, to be given to the Scholar who on Matriculation passes the best examination in any Oriental Language.
At a meeting of the Senate, held on the 13th October 1869, it was unanimously resolved :
“ That this endowme be accepted with the best thanks of the Senate as a token from the Honourable B. H. Ellis of his appreciation of the University, and regard for the people of Bombay."
The Prize will be awarded in accordance with the following Regula. tions :
1. A Prize, to be entitled "THE ELLIS PRIZE,” consisting of books cf the value of Rupees fifty, shall be awarded every year to the Candidate who shall have passed the Matriculation Examination with the highest marks for proficiency in an Oriental Language,
2. The Prize shall be awarded in connection with such one or other of the following languages as the Syndicate from time to time may determine :1. Marathi. 3. Canarese, 5. Sindhi. 7. Persian.
1 2. Gujarati. 4. Hindustani. 6. Arabic. 3. The language for which the Prize will be given each year shall be notified by the Syndicate not less than twelve months before each Matriculation Examination.
4. The books shall be presented to the successful Candidate by the Chancellor or Vice-Chancellor at the Convocation for Conferring Degrees.
1869.. Marathi Kunte, Vishnu Keshav.......... His Highness the Maharaja of Indore
Madressa. 1870.. Gujarati Kanga, Dinshah Pestanji. Bombay Proprietary School, Canarese Bevur, Ramchandra Hanumant- Belgaum Sirdars' High School.
rao. 3872.. Sindhi
Mirza, Kalichkhan Fraidanbeg: Haidarabad High School, 1873.. Persian ........ Contractor, Behramji Rastamji. Poona High School. 74.. Hindustani DeGama, Samuel
Karachi High School. 1875.. Arabic or Mara- Kanitkar, Balkrishna Hari (Ma- Private Tuition. thi.
rathi). 1876.. Gujarati Kaji, Chhaganlal Gulabdas Surat High School. 1877. Canarese Kuknur, Raghavendra Jayacha. Dharwar High School.
rya, 1878.. Sindhi
Jugtiani, Kundanmal Manikrai. Haidarabad Mission School, 1879.. Marathi. Patvardhan, Balkrishna Narayan Private Tuition. 1880.. Persian Munshi, Ghulam Ahmad
Fort High School, 1881.. Hindustani Mirza, Najafkuli Fredunbeg Narayan Jagannath High School,
Karachi. 1882... Sindhi Oza, Dipchand Tejbhandas
Ditto. 1883.. Gujarati Mehta, Chunilal Anupram Nariad High School. 1884... Canareso Tankasale, Balaji Raghavendra . Belgaum Sirdars' High School, 1885.. Marathi Kocharekar, Krishnaji Baburao Ratnagiri High School. 1886... Arabic or Hin-No candidate having passed in dustani, either of these languages, the
Prize was not awarded. 1987.. Persian.... Koyaji, Marzban Kuvarji ...... Kathiawar High School, 1888.. Hindustani Munshi, Kasim Sulaiman....... Elphinstone High School. 1889.. Arabic Moulvi, Abdul Razak
Ditto. Gujarati Shah, Bhogilal Chhaganlal Baroda High School. 1891.. Sindhi
Doda, Pesumal Tarachand Shikarpur High School, 1892.. Canarese Padki, Shrinivas Annarao Dharwar High School, 1893 Marathi .. Dikshit, Bhaskar Raoji
Private Tuition, 1894.) Persian.... Bhaiji, Abdul Rahman.... ...... Anjuman-i-Islam High School,
Bombay. 1895.. Hindustani Prize not awarded. 1896.. Arabic
Prize not awarded. Gujarati Damania, Shapursha Edalji Private Tuition. 1898.. Sindhi
Jhangiani, Uttamchand Harumal. Hyderabad High School, Sind, 1899.. Canarese ...... Kulkarni, Basappa Ayappa ..
New English School, Poona. 1900...) Marathi Chincholikar Rajaram Deorao Private Tuition. 1901.. Persian Asad, Najmooddin Gulam Mohi. Anjuran-i-Islam High School, Bomuddin,
bay. 1902.. | Hindustani....