§ Sir R. SANDERS
I presume the hon. Member refers to the Ministry's scheme of scholarships for the sons and daughters of agricultural workmen and others under Section 3 of the Corn Production Acts (Repeal) Act, 1921. The following awards have been made this year:—
Seven "Class I" scholarships, tenable for three years with the possibility of extension for a fourth year, four being tenable at Cambridge University and three at other universities in England and Wales. These scholarships cover the payment of all tuition and examination fees and entitle the holders to an outfit-allowance of £50 and a maintenance allowance not exceeding £200 per annum in the case of Cambridge and £150 per annum in the case of other universities.
Ten "Class II" scholarships, tenable for two years at certain university departments and agricultural colleges in England and Wales. These scholarships cover all payment of tuition and examination fees and entitle the holders to a maintenance allowance not exceeding £200 per annum for the first year and £150 per annum for the second year.
Seventy-three "Class III" scholarships tenable for one, two or three terms, but not exceeding one year in all, at farm institutes and other similar institutions 2005W in England and Wales. These scholarships cover the payment of tuition, board and lodging and laundry, and an allowance not exceeding £15 in respect of the first term and £10 in respect of subsequent terms to enable the holders to meet incidental expenses.