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(c) Mechanical Workshops, a two years' Course.
or, (ii.) that he has been engaged, under approved conditions, in the study of Practical Mechanical Engineering for at least three years, by apprenticeship or service in a mechanical workshop or drawing office, provided that one year at least shall have been spent in a workshop.
2. The Scholarship will be awarded, after competitive examination held in the month of November, concurrently with the Senior Public Examination, and the holder will be styled the "Peter Nicol Russell Scholar."
3.-The subjects of Examination will be the following:(a) Applied Mechanics (250 marks).
(6) Mechanical Drawing (250 marks).
(c) Arithmetic, including the elements of Mensuration (150 marks).
(d) Algebra, including the Progressions, the Binomial Theorem for a positive index, and the properties and use of Logarithms (150 marks).
(e) Geometry, Euclid I.-IV., VI., XI., propositions 1-21, with easy deductions (100 marks).
(ƒ) Trigonometry (150 marks).
Optional subjects (as in the Senior Public Examination), two may be taken
(a) English (150 marks).
(b) Chemistry (150 marks).
(c) Physics (150 marks).
(d) Geometrical Drawing and Perspective (100 marks).
(e) French (150 marks).
(f) German (150 marks).
(g) Latin (150 marks).
(h) Greek (150 marks).
Candidates must attain a certain standard in each of the Compulsory subjects. They will be allowed to take two, but not more than two of the optional subjects, and in these they must also attain the prescribed standard.
Subject to this provision, the Scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who obtains the highest aggregate number of
marks in this examination, provided that he shall have shown sufficient merit to enable him, in the opinion of the Examiners, to profit by the award of a Scholarship.
4.-The Scholar will be required to commence attendance upon the University Classes in the March following the award of the Scholarship to him, and he can only continue to hold the Scholarship so long as he shall be of good conduct, and shall attend regularly the courses prescribed in the University for candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and shall pass all the prescribed examinations.
5. The Scholarship will be of the value of £75 per annum, and will be tenable for four years, under the conditions mentioned in the preceding paragraph. The payments will be quarterly, commencing on the first of April after the student commences his University course.
6. Those scholars who have, before entering upon their University course, qualified themselves for admission to the Department of Engineering by passing the Examination prescribed for that purpose, or who have in the Peter Nicol Russell Scholarship Examination passed in (i.) Latin and (ii.) Greek, or French or German, will be entitled, after completing the course to the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.
Those who have not so qualified themselves beforehand will be entitled to certificates of their attendance and examination in individual subjects, and a certificate showing that they have held the Peter Nicol Russell Scholarship, under the prescribed conditions, for a period of three years-but not to any Degree.
The candidates' names, together with an examination fee of £1 10s., and all the required certificates, must be in the hands of the Registrar of the University not later than the 26th of October, 1901, or the 25th of October, 1902, for the examination of that year.
1901-Morris, L. C.
THE PETER NICOL RUSSELL MEDAL.
THE PETER NICOL RUSSELL MEDAL (value £20) is open to competition amongst Graduates in Engineering of not more than two years' standing. Candidates are required to prepare and
submit a thesis upon some subject connected with the studies in the Department of Engineering, under the regulations in force for the time being.
Candidates are required to hand in their theses to the Registrar not later than the first day of Lent Term. The subjects for the thesis are confined to the following:
I. Civil Engineering, including Engineering Construction
III. Railway Engineering, including Railway Location,
IV. Mechanical Engineering.
V. Machinery, Mining and Ore Dressing, Machinery
VI. The Smelting of Copper and Lead.
VII. The Wet Processes for the Extraction of Gold and
VIII. Coke and its by-products.
1901-Madsen, J. P. V., B.Sc.
1-WILLIAM HILTON HOVELL LECTURESHIP ON GEOLOGY AND PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY.
In 1877, certain tenements and land situated in the city of Goulburn were bequeathed by the widow of the late William Hilton Hovell, Esq., of that district, for the endowment of a Professorship or Lectureship in Geology and Physical Geography, in honour of her late husband. The present estimated value of the property is £6000.
1877.-Archibald Liversidge, Christ's College, Cambridge. 1882.-William John Stephens, M.A., Queen's College, Oxford. 1891.-T. W. Edgeworth David, B.A., New College, Oxford. IV. FELLOWSHIP.
WENTWORTH TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIP.
In 1862, the sum of £445 was given by W. C. Wentworth, Esq., to be invested and allowed to accumulate until it should reach an amount which, in the opinion of the Senate, would be
sufficient for the foundation of a Travelling Fellowship, to be awarded upon certain specified conditions. The fund in April, 1901, was £2,239 11s. 7d.
CURATORSHIP OF MACLEAY MUSEUM.
In 1888, the sum of £6000 was given to the Senate by the Hon. Sir William Macleay, M.L.C., to provide for the services of a Curator for the collections in Natural History which he had presented to the University. The present Curator, nominated by Sir William Macleay, is
Awarded only when candidates exhibit a degree of proficiency satisfactory to the Examiners. No Undergraduate may hold more than two Scholarships at one time. Scholars are required to proceed with their studies in the respective Faculties in which their Scholarships are awarded.
Scholarships for general proficiency of the annual value of £50 were given by the Senate up to the year 1892 out of the Endowment Fund of the University.
1892-Hall, E. C.
Founded by Solomon Levey, Esq., by a gift of £500 (with accumulations), as an endowment for the education of orphan boys in the Sydney College. In 1853 the fund was transferred to the University of Sydney as an endowment for a Scholarship. Up to 1878 this Scholarship was awarded for general proficiency at the Matriculation Examination.
It is now awarded at the First Year Examination for proficiency in Chemistry and Physics, both theoretical and practical, to a student in the Faculty of Arts or in the Faculty of Science.
The names of holders of Scholarships before the year 1892 will be found in the University Calendar for 1900.
It shall not be awarded more than once to the same student. It is tenable for one year, and is of the annual value of £40.
Founded in 1853 by a gift of £1,000 (with accumulations) from Thomas Barker, Esq., for the encouragement of Mathematical Science.
3-BARKER SCHOLARSHIP, No. I.
Awarded at the Second Year Examination for proficiency in Mathematics. £50, tenable for one year.
4-BARKER SCHOLARSHIP, No. II.
Awarded at the Matriculation Examination, for proficiency in Mathematics. £50, tenable for one year.
Waterhouse, G. A., prox. acc.
1901-Brearley, E. A.
1897-Boyd, W. S.
Horn, W. R.
Diethelm, O. A. A.
Mort, H. S.
Stephen, H. M.
Founded in 1854 by a gift of £1000 (with accumulations) from the Honourable Edward Deas-Thomson, for the encouragement of the study of Natural Science.
5-DEAS-THOMSON SCHOLARSHIP FOR PHYSICS.
Awarded at the Second Year Examination to a student in the Faculty of Arts or that of Science for proficiency in Physics. Awarded to D. G. Stewart, T. P. Strickland being the holder of two other ScholarR. C. Roe did not comply with the conditions for holding a Scholarship.