The State also grants seven bursaries to boys and three to girls.
The pupils in these schools are drawn from wide areas, and, by means of bursaries, can board away from their own homes.
The fees are the same as those of the universities, and as at the universities there are bursaries.
There are thirty-four foundations for bursaries or scholarships, the benefit of which is extended to eighty students.
Most were paying residents, but a number of bursaries were provided for those whose incomes were below a certain amount.
His ‘bursaries’ (scholarships or exhibitions), on which he had been passing rich, expired, and he had to earn a livelihood.
The bursaries that produce the best results are those that are given by open competition.
One educational foundation of the ancien régime, however, still survives, in the bursaries of the Abbé Bouzier.
He was a great benefactor to the college, to which he left 20,000l. Scots, for buildings and bursaries.
The Competition (for Bursaries), or the ‘Comp.,’ is the examination for entrance scholarships.