Oxford University Gazette, 17 June 2004: Prizes, Grants, and Funding

Prizes, Grants, and Funding

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An examination will be held in the Examination Schools on Monday, 4 October 2004 and the following day at 9.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m., for Dean Ireland's and the Craven University Scholarships for the promotion of classical learning and taste. The examination will consist of four papers: Latin Unseen Translation, Greek Unseen Translation, Essays, and a choice of Latin Prose or Greek Prose or Critical Papers.

Dean Ireland's Scholarship, the value of which will be £400, is open to members of the University who have not exceeded the twelfth term from their matriculation. The person elected to be Dean Ireland's scholar, if not already elected to a Craven Scholarship, shall be elected at the same time to be first Craven Scholar.

The Craven Scholarships (three in number), the value of which will be £200 each, are open to members of the University who have not exceeded the twelfth term from their matriculation. No person may be elected twice to a Craven Scholarship.

Candidates must complete and send an entry form to Karen Brill, Classics Faculty Board Secretary and Administrator, by Friday, 3 September. Forms are available from Ms Brill at the Classics Centre, 65 St Giles' (e-mail: karen.brill@admin.ox.ac.uk).

Candidates must obtain the consent of the head of their college to enter for these scholarships.

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The Board of the Faculty of Law announces that the Eldon Law Scholarship, value not less than £5,250 per annum, is awarded annually to be held for up to two years.

Candidates must be members of the University of Oxford who:

(a) have passed their examination for any Second Public Examination, or for the Degree of Bachelor of Civil Law or for the Degree of Magister Juris; and

(b) have either been placed in the First Class or been awarded a distinction in one or other of these examinations or in Honour Moderations or have gained one of the Chancellor's Prizes; and

(c) intend to follow the profession of the Law; and

(d) have applied for one of the scholarships either before, or within two years next following, the date of their call to the Bar.

Candidates will be required to sign a declaration that they intend to practise at the Bar in the United Kingdom.

Until they have been called to the Bar, scholars must produce proof that they have regularly kept their terms, unless prevented by illness, at one of the Inns of Court.

In general the policy of the awarding committee is to give preference to a candidate who has completed his or her Oxford education, and will, at the date of the interview, be undertaking the vocational stage of training prior to entry into pupillage.

Applications, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, must be sent to the Secretary to the Eldon Committee (on a form obtainable from him—e-mail ray.morris@law.ox.ac.uk), Law Faculty Office, St Cross Building, St Cross Road, Oxford OX1 3UL, not later than Friday, 29 October, in a sealed envelope marked `Eldon Scholarship Application'. The Eldon Law Scholarship Committee will summon those candidates they wish to interview in Oxford on Saturday, 5 February 2005.

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