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Catherine Maude Pearce Scholarship for Senior Women Students

Mrs Catherine Harriet Wheals, who died 9 February 1925, by her will made 26 October 1903, shortly after the death, at the age of 22, of her only child, Catherine Maude, the wife of Richard Pearce, proved 24 March 1925, in the Principal Registry by James Bourne Benson, her executor, alone, gave the ultimate residue of her Estate "for such London Hospitals or other charities in such shares and manner in every respect as my Executors shall in their absolute discretion think proper"

  1. A Scholarship, known as the Catherine Maude Pearce Scholarship, may be awarded in each session.

  2. The Scholarship is awarded by the Council, on the recommendation of a Committee of the Academic Board.

  3. The Scholarship is awarded for the purpose of assisting the woman student adjudged by the Council as being the most promising final year student desirous of doing so, to proceed to graduate studies at the College.

  4. The annual value of the Catherine Maude Pearce Scholarship may fluctuate from year to year but will be in the region of £525.

  5. A candidate must be a woman student who is a candidate for graduation in the term in which the award is made.

  6. A candidate must send written notice of her intention to compete for the Scholarship to the Registrar of the College on or before 15 May.

  7. The qualifications of candidates are considered by a Committee of the Academic Board.

  8. The Committee may require candidates to attend a personal interview.

  9. The Scholar elected must pursue a course of study approved by the appropriate Faculty.

  10. The Scholarship is tenable for one session.

  11. Awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations.