Part 70: Jeremy Griffiths Memorial Studentship Fund

Approved with effect from 28 April 2014 (Gazette, Vol. 144, p. 463, 8 May 2014)

70.1. The University accepts with gratitude from Mr and Mrs John Griffiths a gift of assets to establish a fund in memory of their son, to be known as the Jeremy Griffiths Memorial Studentship Fund.

70.2. The board of management for the fund shall be the Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature, which shall make regulations concerning the award of the studentship.

70.3. The net income of the fund shall be used, if there is a suitable candidate, to provide a studentship to study for a taught graduate degree in a field relating to the history of the book in the British Isles before 1550. Preference will be given to candidates ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom.

70.4. Selection of the studentship recipient will be in line with Faculty graduate admissions procedures in consultation with the J.R.R. Tolkien Professor of English Literature and Language, the Jeremy Griffiths Professor of Medieval English Palaeography and St Hilda’s College, as necessary.

70.5. The studentship shall be tenable at St Hilda’s College.

70.6. The studentship shall normally be awarded for a period of one year and may be renewed for not more than one further year for a student continuing to the MPhil English.

70.7. Continued tenure of the award shall depend upon satisfactory progress towards completion of the graduate degree concerned.

70.8. Income not expended in any year shall be carried forward for expenditure in subsequent years.

70.9. Council shall have power to amend this Part from time to time, provided that the purposes of the fund, as defined in sections 70.1 and 70.3 above, shall always be kept in view.

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