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(This Schedule is a 'Queen-in-Council' statute - see section 2 (3) of Statute IV.)

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* Part 24: Glasstone Benefaction
* Part 25: Calouste Gulbenkian Professor of Armenian Studies
* Part 26: Eugene Havas Memorial Prize Fund
* Part 27: Heath Harrison Fund
* Part 28: Hensley Henson Fund
* Part 29: Hope Fund
* Part 30: Indian Institute Library
* Part 31: Dean Ireland's Scholarship
* Part 32: John Wilfred Jenkinson Memorial Lecturership
* Part 33: Johnson University Prize
* Part 34: Kennicott Fellowship and Pusey and Ellerton Prizes
* Part 35: King Charles I Foundation
* Part 36: Levens Travel Bursary

Part 24: Glasstone Benefaction

Amended with effect from 7 February 2007 (Gazette Vol. 137, p. 788, 22 February 2007) and from 14 March 2012 (Gazette Vol. 141, p. 439, 19 April 2012)

24.1. The assets of the trust established by Professor Samuel Glasstone, the trusteeship of which was accepted by the University in 1971, together with the accumulated income and the further assets added in accordance with the provisions of Professor Glasstone's will, shall constitute the Glasstone Benefaction.

24.2. (1) The benefaction shall be known as the Glasstone Fund.

(2) The net income arising from the fund shall be used for the establishment of postdoctoral fellowships for research in the University in the fields of Plant Sciences, Chemistry (Inorganic, Organic, or Physical), Engineering, Mathematics (including Statistics and Computer Science), Materials, and Physics.

(3) A fellowship will be made available by the University at the commencement of any academic year where sufficient income and suitable candidates are available. If the income is sufficient, the University may award more than one fellowship in any given year.

24.3. The fellowships shall be in memory of Professor Glasstone and his wife, Violette Glasstone, and shall be named the Violette and Samuel Glasstone Research Fellowships in Science; and the recipients of the fellowships shall be given a statement describing the identities and interests of Violette and Samuel Glasstone.

24.4. The fellowships shall not be restricted to graduates of the University, nor shall there be any age limit for recipients of the fellowships.

24.5. (1) The fellowships shall be awarded by the University in accordance with arrangements approved by Council, and shall be tenable at the University.

(2) They shall be awarded for a period of up to three years at the absolute discretion of the body or persons responsible for the award of the fellowship or fellowships in question.

24.6. Congregation may from time to time amend this Part so long as the main object of the bequest, as defined in section 24.2 above, is always kept in view.

Part 25: Calouste Gulbenkian Professor of Armenian Studies

25.1. The first charge on the net income of the fund for the endowment of the Calouste Gulbenkian Professorship of Armenian Studies shall be the costs (including support costs) of the professorship.

25.2. Any balance of income not required for the professorship may be applied, under such arrangements as may be approved from time to time by Council, towards the travel and other research expenses of the Calouste Gulbenkian Professor.

25.3. Congregation may from time to time amend this Part so long as the main object of the fund, as defined in section 25.1 above, is always kept in view.

Part 26: Eugene Havas Memorial Prize Fund

26.1. The main object of the Eugene Havas Memorial Prize Fund, established by a donation accepted by the University in 1985, shall be the award of a prize to the most deserving candidate for an examination, other than the First or Second Public Examination, in an Economics or Political Science subject.

26.2. The fund shall be applied to the award from time to time of a prize or prizes for distinguished performance in the examination for the M.Phil. in Development Studies.

26.3. The prizes shall be awarded on the recommendation of the M.Phil. examiners, under such arrangements as may be approved from time to time by Council.

26.4. Congregation may from time to time amend this Part so long as the main object of the fund, as defined in section 26.1 above, is always kept in view.

Part 27: Heath Harrison Fund

Amended with effect from 11 February 2009 (Gazette Vol. 139, p. 697, 26 February 2009)

27.1. The benefaction of £25,000 accepted by Decree (3) of Convocation on 17 June 1919 (as subsequently amended) from Sir Heath Harrison, Bart, of Brasenose College, shall continue to be known as the Heath Harrison Fund.

27.2. The income of the fund shall be applied:

(1) as to not more than one-fourth of the net annual income, in providing instruction within the University in French and other modern European languages;

(2) in the institution of senior and junior travelling scholarships;

(3) as to any surplus net income not required under (1) and (2) above, in any other manner which the board of management shall consider to promote the study by student members of the University of modern European languages.

27.3. The senior and junior travelling scholarships shall be held exclusively by persons who are members of the University, while studying French and other modern European languages in foreign countries.

27.4. The junior travelling scholarships shall be open for competition to undergraduate members of the University otherwise qualified as in section 27.3 above.

27.5. The scholarships shall be awarded by a board of management consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor or a member of Congregation nominated by him or her from year to year;

(2) the Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature;

(3), (4) two members of Congregation elected by the Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages;

(5) a person elected by the Board of the Faculty of History.

27.6. The elected members of the board shall hold office for three years, and shall be re-eligible, but no elected member who has held office for six years consecutively shall be immediately re-eligible.

27.7. The board shall have power:

(1) to fix the amount to be paid in each year for providing instruction in modern European languages and to determine its allocation;

(2) to make regulations as to the award and tenure of the travelling scholarships;

(3) to defray from the income of the fund any expenses incidental to the carrying out of the provisions of this Part, including the remuneration of examiners, if any;

(4) to promote by the award of grants or in any other way at its discretion the study by student members of the University of modern European languages.

27.8. Congregation may from time to time amend this Part so long as the main objects of the fund, as defined in sections 27.2 and 27.3 above, are always kept in view.

Part 28: Hensley Henson Fund

28.1. The net income of the bequest by Bishop Herbert Hensley Henson, DD, Honorary Fellow of All Souls College, shall be used to support an annual lecturership for the delivery by an Ordained Minister of the Episcopal Church of England, the Presbyterian Church of Scotland, or the Church of Sweden, of not less than four or more than six lectures in the University, under arrangements to be determined by the Board of the Faculty of Theology, on the subject of 'The Appeal to History as an integral part of Christian apologetics'.

28.2. Any balance of income not required for the lecturership may at the discretion of the Board of the Faculty of Theology be applied in furtherance of the study of Theology in the University.

Part 29: Hope Fund

29.1. The assets from time to time representing the benefactions accepted by the University from The Revd Frederick William Hope in 1849 and 1860 and from Ellen Hope in 1862, together with the gift of Dr George Blunsdell Longstaff in 1909, shall constitute a fund to be known as the Hope Fund.

29.2. The collections donated by The Revd Frederick William Hope shall be known respectively as the Hope Entomological Collection, the Hope Library, and the Hope Collection of Engraved Portraits.

29.3. The income from the fund shall be used for the support of the collections and library.

29.4. A sum representing three-thirteenths of the net income of the fund shall be applied to the support of the Keeper of Western Art in the Ashmolean Museum, who shall be the Keeper of the Hope Collection of Engraved Portraits.

29.5. In addition to any sums that may be allocated under section 29.6 below, a sum representing one-thirteenth of the net income of the fund shall be applied to the support of the Hope Entomological Collection (including the related part of the Hope Library), and an equal sum of one-thirteenth of the net income shall be applied to the support of the Hope Collection of Engraved Portraits (including the related part of the Hope Library).

29.6. The balance of the net income of the fund shall be administered by the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board and shall be applied to the furtherance of the study of Entomology with particular reference to the purposes of the Hope Entomological Collection.

29.7. The purposes for which the income shall be used under section 29.6 above may include:

(1) the support of a Professorship of Zoology (Entomology), to be called the Hope Professorship of Zoology, the holder of which shall lecture and give instruction in Zoology with special reference to the articulata;

(2) the support of studentships, which shall be called the Hope Studentships, to be awarded to persons who are, or have been accepted for admission as, members of the University and who intend to undertake graduate study under the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board in association with the Hope Entomological Collection;

(3) the purchase of books or equipment for, or the provision of grants towards research expenses incurred in support of, the Hope Entomological Collection;

(4) the support of research fellowships or curatorial services in connection with the Hope Entomological Collection;

(5) such other support of the Hope Entomological Collection as the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board shall think fit.

29.8. Congregation may from time to time amend this Part so long as the main objects of the fund, as defined in sections 29.3 and 29.6 above, are always kept in view.

Part 30: Indian Institute Library

30.1. (1) The trusts declared in the indenture made on 26 May 1895 between Sir Monier Monier-Williams, KCIE, MA, DCL, Boden Professor of Sanskrit in the University of Oxford of the one part and the Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Oxford of the other part are varied as provided below.

(2) As from the date on which this statute came into operation, clauses 1, 2, 3, and 4 of that indenture and every part of those clauses are repealed and shall cease to have any force or effect.

(3) As from the date on which this statute came into operation, that indenture shall be read and have effect as if clauses 1 and 2 below had been originally in the indenture in place of those clauses 1, 2, 3, and 4:

'1. Those books and manuscripts shall be placed in the Indian Institute or elsewhere under the charge of the Curators of the University Libraries and shall be kept and used in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Bodleian Library.

2. An inscription commemorating the benefaction of Sir Monier Monier-Williams shall be placed in the Library of the Indian Institute.'

30.2. (1) The trusts declared in the indenture made on 30 March 1885 between The Revd Solomon Caesar Malan of Balliol College, DD, Vicar of Broadwindsor in the County of Dorset of the one part and the Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Oxford of the other part are varied as provided below.

(2) As from the date on which this statute came into operation, clause 1 of that indenture shall be read and have effect as if the words 'upon the trusts' had been originally inserted in the indenture in place of the words 'upon trust for the purpose of the Indian Institute within the University of Oxford'.

(3) As from the date on which this statute came into operation, clause 2, including sub-clauses (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (v), (vi), and (vii) of clause 2, of that indenture and every part of that clause and those sub-clauses are repealed and shall cease to have any force or effect.

(4) As from the date on which this statute came into operation, that indenture shall be read and have effect as if the following clause 2 had been originally inserted in the indenture in place of that clause 2:

'2. The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars, hereby covenant and agree with The Revd Solomon Caesar Malan that they the Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars will hold that library of books and all other books that may subsequently be added to them by The Revd Solomon Caesar Malan upon trust subject to the following conditions:

(i) The books shall be placed in the Indian Institute or elsewhere under the charge of the Curators of the University Libraries and shall be kept and used in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Bodleian Library.

(ii) An inscription commemorating the benefaction of The Revd Solomon Caesar Malan shall be placed in the Library of the Indian Institute.'

Part 31: Dean Ireland's Scholarship

31.1. There shall be a scholarship of such value as shall be determined from time to time by the Board of the Faculty of Classics, to be known as the Dean Ireland's Scholarship, for the promotion of classical learning and taste, no regard being had to the place of birth, school, parentage, or pecuniary circumstances of the candidates.

31.2. The candidates shall be student members of the University who are undergraduates and who have not exceeded the twelfth term from their matriculation.1

31.3. No person shall be received as a candidate without the consent of the head of his or her college, society, or Permanent Private Hall, or the consent of the vicegerent in the absence of the head, and such consent, as well as the standing of the candidate, shall be expressed in writing, and signed by the head or vicegerent.

31.4. The scholarships shall be managed by the Board of the Faculty of Classics.

31.5. Any net surplus income which remains after paying the emoluments of the scholar and the expenses incidental to the trust shall be carried to a fund to be called the Ireland University Fund.

31.6. The board shall have power to make grants from the Ireland University Fund for any purpose connected with the promotion of classical learning and taste.

31.7. The election of the scholar shall take place annually after an examination held in Michaelmas Term, if candidates of sufficient merit present themselves.

31.8. (1) The examiners shall be the three persons appointed as electors to the Craven Scholarships, and the examination shall be the same as that held for the election of the Craven Scholars.

(2) The examiners shall receive such remuneration as the board may determine.

31.9. Every candidate shall deliver to the examiners the certificate of standing, and of the consent of the head or vicegerent, as required by section 31.3 above, two days at least before the start of the examination; and without such certificates the examiners shall not proceed to examine any candidate.

31.10. All the three examiners shall act in the examination and vote at the election, but in other respects the examination shall be left entirely to the discretion of the examiners.

31.11. When the examiners have elected a scholar, they shall arrange for the name of the person elected to be published in the University Gazette and for the emoluments of the scholarship to be paid to him or her.

31.12. Congregation may from time to time amend this Part so long as the main objects of the scholarships, as defined in sections 31.1 and 31.2 above, are always kept in view.

Part 32: John Wilfred Jenkinson Memorial Lecturership

Amended with effect from 25 July 2007 (Gazette Vol. 138, p. 4, 20 September 2007)

32.1. A lecturership shall be established and maintained in the University, to be called the John Wilfred Jenkinson Memorial Lecturership.

32.2. (1) One or more lecturers shall be appointed in each year.

(2) Each lecturer shall hold office for one year and shall be re-eligible.

(3) Each lecturer shall deliver one or more lectures or lecture demonstrations on comparative or experimental embryology.

32.3. Lectures given by the lecturers shall be open to all members of the University without fee.

32.4. The lecturers shall receive such stipend as the board of management shall from time to time determine.

32.5. The lecturers shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor;

(2) the Rector of Exeter College;

(3) the Regius Professor of Medicine;

(4) the Linacre Professor of Zoology;

(5) the Waynflete Professor of Physiology;

(6) Dr. Lee's Professor of Anatomy;

(7) a member of the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board elected by that board to hold office for five years.

32.6. The board of electors shall be the board of management for the revenues arising from the bequest.

32.7. Any net income in excess of the sum required in each year for the payment of the stipend of the lecturers, and after the payment of the necessary costs of administration, may be applied by the board in one or more of the following ways:

(1) for the payment of travelling expenses incurred by the lecturers;

(2) towards the cost of the publication of the lectures;

(3) towards the making of grants for research, or for the maintenance of those engaged on research, on comparative or experimental embryology of animals to be carried out in the Department of Zoology under the direction of the Linacre Professor of Zoology.

Part 33: Johnson University Prize

33.1. That part of the net proceeds arising from Dr Johnson's bequest which is designated for the promotion of mathematical studies shall be given annually in money to the Senior University Mathematical Prizewinner, who shall be called The Johnson University Prizewinner.

33.2. The prize shall be awarded under conditions laid down by Council by regulation.

Part 34: Kennicott Fellowship and Pusey and Ellerton Prizes

34.1. There shall be a Kennicott Fellowship and Pusey and Ellerton Prizes which shall be managed by a board of management consisting of:

(1) the Regius Professor of Divinity;

(2) the Regius Professor of Hebrew;

(3) the President of Magdalen College, or a member of Congregation appointed by him or her for three years and being re-eligible;

(4) the Dean of Christ Church, or a member of Congregation appointed by him or her for three years and being re-eligible;

(5) the Warden of Wadham College, or a member of Congregation appointed by him or her for three years and being re-eligible;

(6) a representative of the Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies appointed by the faculty board for three years and being re-eligible.

34.2. The board shall appoint for each year not more than three electors, who shall consider the applications of candidates for the fellowship, shall make the elections to the fellowships, shall recommend, if they think fit, the making of grants of money or books to unsuccessful candidates for the fellowship, and shall receive from the Pusey and Ellerton Fund remuneration for their services at rates to be determined for each year by the board.

34.3. (1) The board shall in at least every third year offer, and the electors, if candidates suitable in their judgement present themselves, shall in the Trinity Term of that year or as soon as possible afterwards elect to, a Kennicott Fellowship, either without an examination or after such examination as they may think fit.

(2) The fellowship shall be open, with preference to candidates who have not on the first day of the term of the election passed their 25th birthday, to any person who is a member of the University who has obtained a first or second class in an honour school, or who has, in the opinion of the electors, achieved comparable academic standing in another university.

(3) Every candidate must submit with his or her application both evidence of knowledge of Hebrew and a statement satisfactory to the electors as to the course of study he or she intends to pursue in connection with the Hebrew language, literature, history, or archaeology, or the cognate Semitic languages so far as they illustrate Hebrew, and, in the case of a candidate who is already a member of the University, a statement of consent to his or her candidature from the head of his college, society, or Permanent Private Hall.

(4) The fellowship shall be tenable for two years from the first day of the Michaelmas Term of the year of election, except that its assumption may be deferred at the discretion of the board, and shall be renewable for a third year at the discretion of and under conditions to be determined by the board.

(5) No person shall be eligible a second time for the fellowship.

(6) As a condition of becoming entitled to the emoluments of the fellowship, a fellow must have been admitted to matriculation as a member of the University, must reside within the University for two academic years unless the electors give him or her leave to pursue his or her course of study elsewhere, and must satisfy the board in each term that he or she is diligently prosecuting a course of studies in Hebrew approved by the board.

(7) The emoluments of the fellowship, which shall be paid out of the Kennicott Fund (subject to the provisions of section 34.5 below), shall be such sum as the board shall determine in the light of any other emoluments accruing to the fellow during his or her tenure of the fellowship.

34.4. There shall be Senior and Junior Pusey and Ellerton Prizes offered each year in accordance with the following conditions:

(1) One or more senior prizes shall be awarded on the recommendation of the examiners in the Final Honour School of Theology, and one or more on the recommendation of the examiners in the Final Honour School of Oriental Studies, to those candidates whose performance in Biblical Hebrew the examiners judge to be of sufficient merit.

(2) Two or more junior prizes shall be awarded on the recommendation of the moderators in the Preliminary Examination for Theology, and two or more on the recommendation of the moderators in the Preliminary Examination in Oriental Studies, to those candidates whose performance in Biblical Hebrew the moderators judge to be of sufficient merit.

(3) The senior prize shall be open to any member of the University qualified to obtain honours in the Honour School of Theology or of Oriental Studies.

(4) The value of the prizes, which shall be paid out of the Pusey and Ellerton Fund (subject to the provisions of section 34.5 below), shall be such as the board shall from time to time determine.

34.5. If in any year the net income available in either fund, after defraying all necessary expenses of administration (including the remuneration of the electors and the cost of examinations), shall be insufficient to meet the emoluments of the fellowship or of the prizes as the case may be, the deficiency on that fund shall be made good out of the income of the other.

34.6. (1) Any surplus income remaining in the funds over and above that required for the above purposes may at the discretion of the board be applied in one or more of the following ways:

(a) in awarding a second fellowship on the same terms as are set out in section 34.3 above;

(b) in assisting publications which may forward the objects of the trusts;

(c) for the encouragement in other ways of the objects of the trusts.

(2) In applying income in accordance with sub-section (1) above, the board shall always keep in view the main objects of the founders, namely in the case of the Kennicott Fund, the promotion of Hebrew studies, and, in the case of the Pusey and Ellerton Fund, the promotion of sound theology through a solid and critical knowledge of Hebrew.

34.7. Congregation may from time to time amend this Part so long as the main objects of the founders, as set out in section 34.6 above, are always kept in view.

Part 35: King Charles I Foundation

35. The assets of the King Charles I Foundation shall be distributed equally between Exeter, Jesus, and Pembroke Colleges for them to hold, and to apply the income in the same ways as they have previously applied the income received by them from the University.

Part 36: Levens Travel Bursary

36.1. The award established under a gift under covenant from R.G.C. Levens, MA, Fellow of Merton College, of £150 a year net for seven years, together with other contributions from relatives and friends, shall be used to maintain, in memory of his son Andrew Levens, a travel bursary to assist members of the University whose course of study includes Russian (whether in the Honour School of Modern Languages or otherwise) to visit an area which is predominantly Russian-speaking and which was formerly included in the Soviet Union (or, if travel to such an area is impracticable, to assist students of two languages, of which Russian is one, to travel to a country in which the other language is spoken), which shall be called the Andrew Levens Travel Bursary.

36.2. The bursary shall be administered by the Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, which shall have power, subject to the conditions of this Part, to make regulations as to the award and the tenure of the bursary.

36.3. Congregation may from time to time amend this Part so long as the main object of the founder, as defined in section 36.1 above, is always kept in view.

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1 No candidate shall be allowed to exclude additional time in reckoning his or her standing: see regulation 1.1 (2) of the University's Trust Regulations.