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Graces submitted to the Regent House on 29 October 2003

The Council submit the following Graces to the Regent House. These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 115), will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 7 November 2003.

 

1. That the regulations for the Bhaonagar Medal be replaced by the following regulations for a Bhaonagar Medal and Prize.1

Bhaonagar Medal and Prize

Endowments, 1904, p. 428

1. There shall be a medal called the Bhaonagar Medal.

2. The Medal shall be awarded annually by the Examiners for Part II of the Oriental Studies Tripos to that candidate for Part II of that Tripos who has in the judgement of the Examiners shown the greatest distinction in an Indian language or Indian languages in that examination, provided that his or her work is of sufficient merit.

3. The winner of the Medal shall also be awarded a Prize, the value of which shall be such sum as shall be determined by the Faculty Board of Oriental Studies within a range approved from time to time by the Council.

4. After provision has been made in accordance with Regulations 2 and 3 any unexpended income accumulated in the Fund may be used at the discretion of the Faculty Board of Oriental Studies for the promotion and encouragement of the study of Indian languages in the University.

 

2. That the regulations for the Kurt Hahn Prizes be replaced by the following regulations: 2

Kurt Hahn Prizes

 1. The sum made available each year by the Trustees of the Kurt Hahn Trust shall be used to provide four Kurt Hahn Prizes.
 2. The Prizes shall be awarded as follows:
 (a) one Prize shall be awarded by the Examiners for Part IA of the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos for a distinguished performance in German (Option B) in that examination;
 (b) one Prize shall be awarded by the Examiners for Part IB of the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos for a distinguished performance in German in that examination;
 (c) one Prize shall be awarded by the Examiners for Part II of the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos for a distinguished performance by a candidate who has offered a majority of papers, including Paper C1, in German in that examination;
 (d) one Prize shall be awarded by the Head of the Department of Engineering for a distinguished performance in German in an approved examination in that language taken by a candidate for Part II of the Manufacturing Engineering Tripos.
 

3. The value of each Prize shall be one-quarter of the sum made available by the Trustees.

 

3. That the following regulations for a Tiarks Prize be appended to the regulations for the Tiarks German Scholarship Fund:3

Tiarks Prize

1. The sum made available each year by the Electors for the Tiarks German Scholarship Fund shall be used to provide a prize to be called the Tiarks Prize.

2. The Prize shall be awarded by the Examiners in German for Part IA of the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos, for a distinguished performance in German in that examination, to a candidate who was studying German ab initio.

 

4. That the recommendations in paragraph 6 of the Report of the Council, dated 14 July 2003, on the stipends of Pro-Vice-Chancellors (Reporter, 2002-03, p. 1171) be approved.4

1 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 723. The Faculty Board of Oriental Studies have proposed that the regulations for the Bhaonagar Medal be amended so that a monetary prize can also be awarded to a successful candidate. Provision has also been made for the use of any unexpended income accumulated in the Fund.

2 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 771. The Trustees of the Kurt Hahn Trust have agreed that the number of Prizes awarded for distinguished performance in German in the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos should be increased from two to three so that a Prize may be awarded for each Part of that Tripos. They have further agreed that the Prize for Part IA in the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos should now be limited to candidates who have chosen Option B in that examination (i.e. students who had previous knowledge of German before commencing their University course) following the establishment of a Tiarks Prize for students who commenced their study of German at the University (see Grace 3).

3 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 876. The Board of Electors for the Tiarks German Scholarship Fund have proposed the establishment of a Prize in German as a means of encouraging the study of German in the University under Regulation 8(c) of the regulations for the Fund.

4 See the Council's Notice, p. 115.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 29 October 2003
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