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Syyad Ikbal Ali Khan, Judge, H. H. Nizam's High Court, placed Rs. 1,500 to be invested in 4 per cent. (now reduced to 3 per cent.) Government paper at the disposal of the University of Allahabad, the interest of which should be spent in a gold medal to be annually awarded on the following conditions:
(1) The medal to be called the Ikbal Medal.
(2) To be awarded to the Muhammadan who stands first in order of merit among his co-religionists at the B.A. Examination. But in case no Muhammadan student has been successful in passing the said Examination, the medal to be awarded to the student who heads the list of successful candidates without regard to religion or creed.
1889.-Muhammad Ahmad-ud-din, B.A., Muir Central College. 1890.-Mirza Muhammad Askari, B.A., Canning College. 1891.-Syyad Muhammad Anwar-ul-Hasan, B.A., Canning College. 1892.-Nisar Ali, B.A., Bareilly College.
1893.-Khushi Muhammad, B.A., M.A.-O. College.
1894.-Qamar Ali, B.A., M.A.-O. College.
1895.-Muhammad Walayat Ullah, B.A., M.A.-O. College.
1896.-Abul Hasan, B.A., Muir Central College.
1897.-Syyad Muhammad Raza Muswi, B.A., Muir Central College; and Syyad Mufawas Husain, B.A., Canning College.
1898.-Muhammad Ali, B.A., M.A.-O. College.
1899.-Maqsud Ali Khan, B.A., M.A.-O. College.
1900.-Siraj-ud-din, B.A., M.A.-O. College.
1901.—Abu Muhammad Zia-ul-Hasain, B.A., Canning College.
1902.-Aulad Husain, B.A., Muir Central College.
1906.-Shah Muhammad Sulaiman, B.A., Muir Central College.
1907.-Sayed Fazl Ali, B.A., Queen's College.
SIR CHARLES ELLIOTT SCHOLARSHIP. Sir Charles Elliott, K.C.S.I., Member of the Council of the Government of India, placed Rs. 6,000 in the • Debenture Debt of the North-Western Provinces Club, Allahabad, twelve certificates of Rs. 500, each bearing interest at 7 per cent. (may be reduced to 5 per cent.) with a view to create a scholarship in the gift of the University of Allahabad, to be tenable for one year in the Muir Central College, by a student of the Muir Central College, who has taken his B.A. degree in Physical Science or B.Sc. degree and intends to proceed to the M.A. degree in the same subject. Such graduate to be selected by proper office-holders in the University. SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS.
1889.-Phul Chand Rae, B.A., Canning College.
1890.-Avadh Behari Lal, B.A., Muir Central College. 1891.-Abinash Chandra Bandhopadhaya, B.A., Muir Central
1892.-Raghubir Prasad, B.A., Muir Central College.
1895.-Ganesh Prashad Varma, B.A., Muir Central College.
1899.-Bhoora Lal Hiran, B.A., Muir Central College.
1906.-Durga Datt Joshi, B. A., B.Sc., Muir Central College.
GRIFFITH MEMORIAL FUND SCHOLARSHIPS.
The Griffith Memorial Fund was formed from contributions made by friends and pupils of Mr. R. T. H. Griffith, and it was determined that the income arising from the fund was to be expended entirely on the encouragement of Sanskrit learning, such encouragement
The Debenture Debt having been paid off by the N.-W. P. Club, the amount of Rs. 6,000 has temporarily been placed in 3} per cent. Government Promissory Notes.
being restricted to the students of the Sanskrit College at Benares.
The trust of the fund was accepted by the Syndicate of the University of Allahabad on the 6th November, 1888, and the following rules were finally laid down: -
The "Griffith Memorial Fund" shall consist of the sum of Rs. 6,329-4-11 already realized for the purpose of establishing and maintaining a memorial of Mr. R. T. H. Griffith, M.A.,C.I.E., together with such further sum as may hereafter from time to time be collected for the said purpose.
The property in the fund shall be vested in the University of Allahabad in trust for the following purposes:
The fund shall be invested in Government promissory notes, and the income accruing therefrom shall be applied annually to the bestowal of scholarships and prizes for the encouragement of and reward for proficiency in the study of Sanskrit learning at Benares.
The said scholarships and prizes shall be denominated the Griffith Memorial Scholarships and prizes respectively, and shall be awarded to such students only as are actually pursuing their studies at the Sanskrit College, Benares.
The income of the fund shall be annually applied in the following manner :--
(a) Two scholarships, not exceeding Rs. 5 per mensem each.
(b) The surplus, if any, to prizes in money.
The scholarships and prizes shall be awarded by a Committee constituted as follows::
(a) The Registrar, for the time being, of the Allahabad University.
(b) The Superintendent of Sanskrit Studies, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh.
(c) The Principal of the Sanskrit College, Benares.
(d) A Pandit of the Sanskrit College, Benares, to be appointed annually by the Director of Public Instruction, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh.
(e) A competent person to be nominated by the Syndicate of the Allahabad University, who may hold office for three years and be eligible for re-nomination.
The Committee shall award the scholarships and prizes in accordance with the results of the annual examinations held in the Sanskrit College, Benares :
Provided that the Committee shall award to any student of Sanskrit, whom Mr. R. T. H. Griffith may recommend, any Scholarship, for which he may be so recommended, subject to the conditions contained in the preceding rules.
LUMSDEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND
At a public meeting held at Benares on the 2nd August, 1891, it was resolved, in view of the approaching retirement of the Hon'ble J. J. F. Lumsden, C.S., Senior Member of the Board of Revenue, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, who, during his long connection with these Provinces, and more particularly with the Benares Division, had endeared himself to all classes, that in order to perpetuate his memory, a fund be raised for the purpose of founding a medal and two Scholarships. This fund, amounting to Rs. 7,000, has been vested in the Treasurer of Charitable Endowment for the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh. The interest is paid to the Registrar of the University of Allahabad, and is expended by the Syndicate in the following man
(a) The Syndicate awards every second year a scholarship called the "Lumsden Sanskrit Scholarship" of the value of Rs. 10 (now reduced to Rs. 8) per mensem as Government Promissory Notes are reduced to 3 per cent.
By Syndicate Resolution No. 64, dated the 9th November, 1907, Mahamahopadhyaya Pt. A. Bhattacharya was re-nominated a Member of the Committee.
and tenable for two years to the student who passes the Intermediate Examination of the Allahabad University and obtains the highest number of marks in Sanskrit among those who take up Sanskrit as their second language. The Scholarship is awarded subject to the condition that the student continues his studies for the B.A. Examination in a College affiliated to the UniverBity of Allahabad.
(b) The Syndicate also awards every second year a scholarship called the "Lumsden Arabic or Persian Scholarship" of the value of Rs. 10 (now Rs. 8 only) per mensem and tenable for two years to the student who passes the Intermediate Examination of the Allahabad University and obtains the highest number of marks in Arabic among those who take up Arabic as their second language. The scholarship is awarded, subject to the condition that the student continues his studies for the B.A. Examination. If no student passes the Intermediate Examination with Arabic as his second language in the year in which the scholarship is awarded, the scholarship will be awarded on the same conditions to the student who passes the said examination and obtains the highest number of marks in Persian as his second language.
(c) The Syndicate also every year awards a gold medal of the value of not less than Rs. 50 and not more than Rs. 60, called the "Lumsden Medal," to the student who stands highest in the examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Laws of the Allahabad University.
(d) If a student holding either of the scholarships discontinue his studies, die, or through misconduct or any other cause be considered by the Syndicate disqualified to hold the scholarship, it will be given for the rest of the term of two years to the next best student of the same year who fulfils the requirements laid down in clauses (a) and (b) above.
2. The Syndicate awards one of the aforesaid scholarships alternately every year commencing with the "Lumsden Sanskrit Scholarship" in 1893 and the "Lumsden Arabic or Persian Scholarship" in 1894.