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iS ANNUAL REPORT APRIL 1858 admirable man in whose honour these Scholarships have been instituted should thus in some degree correspond to the influence of his life Some modifications have been introduced into the regula- tions respecting the College Scholarships in this Department The Scholarships in three divisions will for the future be awarded to the Student if otherwise eligible who stands first in order of merit at the examination which closes the Easter Term in each year to the next in order of merit is assigned prize of books to the third and fourth Certificates of Honour and to the fifth in order Certificate of Approval The Council have also revised the regulations of the Asso- ciateship in this Department Hitherto this distinction has been conferred with view of attaching permanently to the corporation of the College body of respectable men in token rather of satisfactory conduct and diligence during three years than in recognition of intellectual as well as moral ex- cellence The Associateship even in this imperfect form has been much sought after but the Council have reason to believe that the honour will be much more highly appreciated when bestowed according to the new regulations drawn up by the Professors and recommended by the Principal copy of which will appear in the next Calendar In the course of the last year four more Students were on the Principal's recommendation appointed Student-Interpreters in Chinese by the Earl of Clarendon the whole number thus sent to China amounting to seventeen There appears just now to be temporary suspension of such appointments though four more Students are sufficiently advanced in Chinese to be recom- mended for any vacancies which may occur The delay is traceable to very obvious causes and there seems no reason to fear that with the increased intercourse between the civi- used world and the people of China which recent events are promoting there will be any falling off in the demands for such Student-Interpreters or any disregard of the special facilities afforded by this College for training them very satisfactory proof of the estimation in which these Students
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