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XX.

THE SIR JASVANTSINGJI SCHOLARSHIPS. His Highness Sir Jasvantsingji, K.C.S.I., the late Thakur of Bhavnagar, having set apart a sum of money to commemorate the visit of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh to Bombay in 1870, a sum of Rs. 25,000 was invested in Government 4 per cent. Paper, which the Joint Administrators of the Bhavnagar State offered to the University, in July 1873, to found six Scholarships, to be called “ Tue Sir JASVANTSINGJI SCHOLARSHIPS,” two to be awarded every year to the Candidates who pass the Matriculation Examination after having studied for two years continuously before Matriculation in the Bhavnagar Alfred High School.

At a meeting of the Senate, held on the 11th November 1873, the offer was accepted by the Senate with their best thanks.

The Scholarships will be awarded in accordance with the following Regulations :

1. Two Scholarships, to be called “ THE SIR JASVANTSINGJI SCHOLARSHIPS," one of Rupees fourteen and one of Rupees ten per mensem, shall be awarded every year to the two Candidates who shall have passed the Matriculation Examination with the highest number of marks after having studied for two years continuously before Matriculation in the Bhavnagar Alfred High School.

2. The Scholarships shall be tenable for three years at any College recognized by the University of Bombay.

3. 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.

4. The stipend of the Seholarship shall be payable monthly on a bill drawn by the Head of the College, who shall certify, under his signature on such bill, that the Scholar is in regular attendance (except in case of sickness) at the College, that his conduct is good, and that his progress in University studies is satisfactory.

5. In the event of a Scholar failing to pass the University Examinations in the course in whieh he is studying, at the earliest opportunity in each case, his Scholarship shall be forfeited, provided always that it shall be in the option of the Syndicate to continue his Scholarship to such Scholar if they think fit.

6. In the event of there being no Candidates entitled to receive the Scholarships, or in case of their lapsing during the course of the three years for which they are tenable, the money shall be reserved to be applied by the Syndicate in such manner as they shall think best fitted for furthering the object of the endowment.

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THE KARSANDAS MULJI PRIZE. Sorabji Shapurji Bengali, Esq., Honorary Secretary to the Karsandas Mulji Memorial Fund, in a letter dated the 11th November 1873, to the address of the Registrar, James Taylor, Esq., offered to the University the sum of Rs. 3,000 in Government 4 per cent. Paper for the purpose

* Was awarded an extra scholarship of Rs. 12 per month, tenable for a year and a half from the beginning of the second term.

+ Vacated the scholarship at the end of the 1st year and the second scholar was appointed in his place.

Two extra scholarships of the value of Rs. 12 a month and tenable for one year were awarded to these two.

This scholar having died in January 1901, the residue of the first scholarship was awarded to the second scholar.

ll Was awarded the residue of the second scholarship

of founding an annual Prize, to be called “THE KARSANDAS Muli PRIZE," of Rs. 100, to be awarded to the best Essay in English on any moral or social subject selected by the Syndicate, by any Graduate or Undergraduate of the University,

At a meeting of the Senate, held on the 20th December 1873, this endowment was accepted with the best thanks of the Senate.

The Prize will be awarded in accordance with the foilowing Regula. tions :

1. “THE KARSANDAS MULJ PRIZE," consisting of books of the value of Rupees one hundred and fifty, shall be awarded annually for the best English Essay on some moral or social subject in accordance with the subjoined conditions.

2. Competitors shall be Graduates or Undergraduates of the University of Bombay of not more than six years' standing from the date of their Matriculation on the day prescribed for the sending in of the Essays.

3. The subject for the Essay shall be selected by the Syndicate, and notified not less than twelve months before the day for sending in the Essay.

4. The Essays shall be sent in to the University Registrar on or before the fourth Monday in July. Each Essay shall be designated by a motto instead of the writer's name, and shall be accompanied by a sealed cover containing the name of the competitor, his University standing, his post office address, and a declaration that the Essay sent in by him is bond fide his own composition.

5. The Judges shall be three in number, and shall be nominated annually by the Syndicate. Their deqision shall be announced on the fourth Monday in September.

6. The Prize shall not be awarded to any Essay which, in the opinion of the Judges, would not, when printed, bě creditable to the University. 7. On the occasions when the Prize is not awarded, the money

shall be reserved to be applied by the Syndicate in such manner as they shall think best fitted for furthering the object of the endowment.

YEAR.

SUBJECT,

PRIZEMAN,

COLLEGE,

Elphinstone.

Ditto.

Ditto,

1875 The Connection of Social Morality No Essay received.

with National Prosperity. 1876 The Effect of Early Marriages on the Tripathi, Govardhan

Educational Progress of the Na- Madhavaram, B.A.

tives of this Country. 1877 The Influence of Asceticism on the Bhandarkar, Vasudev

Social Morality of the Hindus. Gopal, B.A. 1878 The Use and Abuse of Religious Mudholkar, Rangnath

and Educational Endowments. Narsinh, B.A. 1879 The Effects (Present and Future) of No Essay received.

English Education on the Social

Condition of the Hindus.
1880 Caste as it prevails in the various No Essay received.

Provinces of India. The Influence
of such an institution, good or evil,
on the progress of a Nation ; if evil,
in what way may Indian Society

be freed from it ?
1881 The Effects (Present and Future) of Vaidya, Chintaman

English Education on the Mental Vinayak, B.A.
and Moral Condition of the Hindus,

Elphinstone.

YEAR,

SUBJECT.

PRIZDNAX.

COLLEGE,

Elphinstone.

Elphinstone.

1882 The Connection of Social Morality Prize not awarded.

with National Prosperity. 1883 The Influence of Caste, beneficial or

Ditto. injurious, on the progress of Indian

Society.
1884 The Influence of Commerce on Gokhale, Mahadev

weakening International Prejudices Vishnu, M.A.
and promoting Culture.

Kola, Hiraji Kavasji,B.A. 1885 The position of Indian Women as pre- Prize not awarded.

sented in the Heroic Poems con-
trasted with their position

in
modern times.
1886 | The position of Women in India as Ditto.

compared with their position in

Europe and America. 1887 The Connection of Social Morality Ditto.

with National Prosperity.
*1888 The position of Indian Women as Ditto.

presented in the Heroic Poems con-
trasted with their position in mo-

dern times.
1889 The connection of Social Morality with Ditto,

National Prosperity, with special

reference to the condition of India. 1890

Social Progress in Western India No Essay received.

during the last 30 years.
1891 The Responsibility of Educated Men Ditto.

in regard to the progress of female
Education in India and the Extent
to which this Responsibility has been

discharged. 1892

The effects (present and future) of Prize not awarded.
English Education on the social

condition of the Hindus. 1893

The History of the Development of Vakil, Maneklal Harilal,
the

present Caste system in India. B.A.
1894 The Probable Influence of Shankara- Prize not awarded.

charya and other spiritual authori.

ties on Hindu Social progress.
1895 The Position of Women in ancient No Essay received.

India, i.e., India before the Maho-
medan conquest, being an exami-
nation of the causes which led to
the successive changes in the status
and dignity and rights of women in

Vedic, Epic and Puranic Times.
1896 The mutual connection between the Prize not awarded.

Moral, Social, Economic and the Poli.

tical Condition of a People, 1897 The Differences between the East and Ditto,

West in habits of thought and charac

ter and in institutions. 1898 Social Progress in India during the

Ditto
last 40 years.
1899 A Historical retrospect of the way in No Essay received.

which Non-Aryan Tribes were
admitted into the System of Aryan

Society in ancient and modern times.
1900 The Influence of Caste on Indian Prize not awarded,

Society.
1901 The Position of Women in ancient Ditto.

India, i.e., India before the Maho-
medan conquest, being an examina-
tion of the causes which led to the
successive changes in the status and
dignity and rights of women in

Vedic, Epic and Puranic Times.
1902 The Influence of the Hindu Widow RB,

marriage Movement on Hindu Social

Progress. 1903 The Influence of Buddhism on the

Social Ideals of the Hindus,

XXII.

THE DOSSABHOY HORMUSJEE CAMA PRIZE.

Kharshedji Rastamji Cama, Esq., in a letter dated the 28th November 1874, to the address of the officiating Registrar, the Rev. D. C. Boyd, M.A., offered to the University, on behalf of the heirs of the late Dossabhoy Hormusjee Cama, the sum of Rupees (5,000) five thousand in 4 per cent. Government Promissory Notes for the purpose of founding an annual prize under certain conditions mentioned therein.

At a meeting of the Senate, held on the 19th December 1874, the endowment was accepted with the best thanks of the Senate.

The Prize will be awarded in accordance with the following Regulations :

*1. A Prize, to be called “THE DossaBHOY HORMUSJEE CAMA PRIZE," consisting of books of the value of Rupees (500) five hundred, shall be awarded every alternate year for the best English Essay on a medical subject.

2. Competitors shall be Licentiates of Medicine of the University of Bombay, or Graduates of Grant Medical College.

3. The subject for the Essay shall be selected by the Syndicate, and notified not less than twelve months before the day for sending in the Essay.

4. The Essays shall be sent in to the University Registrar on or before the fourth Monday in July. Each Essay shall be designated by a motto instead of the writer's name, and shall be accompanied by a sealed cover containing the name of the competitor, his University or College standing, his post office address, and a declaration that the Essay sent in by him is bona fide his own composition.

5. The Judges shall be three in number, and shall be nominated every alternate year by the Syndicate. Their decision shall be announced on the Fourth Monday in September.

6. The Prize shall not be awarded to any Essay which, in the opinion of the Judges, would not, when printed, be creditable to the University.

7. On the occasions when the Prize is not awarded, the money shall be reserved to be applied by the Syndicate in such manner as they shall think best fitted for furthering the object of the endowment.

YEAR.

SUBJECT.

PRIZEMAN.

COLLEGE,

1876 Causes of the more dangerous Forms Prize not awarded.

of Malarial Fevers in the Town and
Island of Bombay, with Sugges-

tions for their Prevention.
1877 Telluric and Climatic Influences on No Essay received.

the Production and Modification of

Diseases as witnessed in Bombay. 1878 The Origin and Spread of Zymotic Ditto.

Diseases in India, and Suggestions

for their Eradication, 1879 The Effects of “ Famine” upon the Mehta, Kavasji Navroji, Grant Medical College.

Public Health ; Remarks to be spe. G.G.M.C.

cially applicable to India.

This Regulation was revised in 1901, making the Prize a biennial one and doubling its

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