Bermuda Government Scholarships Amendment Regulations 1996

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Bermuda Government Scholarships Amendment Regulations 1996
BERMUDA GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS AMENDMENT
REGULATIONS 1995

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BR 32/1996

BERMUDA GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS ACT 1958

1958 : 80

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The Minister of Education in the exercise of the power conferred
upon him by section 5 of the Bermuda Government Scholarships Act
1958 makes the following Regulations:

Citation and Commencement
1 These Regulations which amend the Bermuda Government
Scholarships Regulations 1958 may be cited as the Bermuda
Government Scholarships Amendment Regulations 1996.

Amends Bermuda Government Scholarships Regulations 1958
2 The Bermuda Government Scholarships Regulations 1958 are
amended—

(a) in regulation 1, by deleting paragraph (1) and
substituting the following:

"(1) The educational test for the Bermuda
Government Scholarships shall, until some other test is
prescribed by regulations made under the Bermuda
Government Scholarships Act 1958, be—

(a) at least two subjects of the General Certificate
of Education at Advanced Level or an
equivalent qualification from some place
other than the United Kingdom, together with

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a general record of academic achievement
adequate to meet the requirements of
admission to the appropriate faculty of the
University selected; or

(b) a qualification equivalent to that specified in
sub-paragraph (a) which has been confirmed
by a matriculation authority in the United
Kingdom as satisfying their requirements; or

(c) documentary evidence that the candidate has
successfully completed an associate degree
programme at the Bermuda College; or

(d) documentary evidence that the candidate has
successfully completed two years of a post
secondary programme which has been
approved by the Minister for the purposes of
this regulation.";

(b) by deleting regulations 2 and 3 and substituting the
following—

"Scholar awarded scholarship prohibited from
accepting other local funding
2 A scholarship holder shall not, except in such
circumstances as may be approved by the Minister,
while he is such holder, accept additional funding from
any person or body in Bermuda.

Applications for award of Bermuda Government
Scholarships, etc.
3 Every candidate for a Bermuda Government
Scholarship shall, not later than the fifteenth day of
April of the year in which the scholarship is to be
awarded, or such other date as may be specified by the
Permanent Secretary by an advertisement published in
the Gazette, make written application to that effect to the
Permanent Secretary; and scholarships shall be awarded
by the Minister as soon as is reasonably practicable after
15 August of that year."; and

(c) in regulation 5 by deleting paragraphs (1) and (2) and
substituting the following—

" (1) The annual value of the scholarship
shall be paid in two instalments, the first such
instalment being two-thirds the annual value of the

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scholarship and the second such instalment being
one-third that value.

(2) The first instalment shall be paid to the
scholar as soon as practicable after receipt by the
Permanent Secretary of proof of the scholar's
registration at an educational institution of further
education.

(2A)The second instalment shall be paid to
the scholar as soon as practicable after the start of
the second term or semester of the candidate's
course of study upon receipt by the Permanent
Secretary of a certificate from the head of the
educational institution at which the scholar is
pursuing his studies that the work and conduct of
the scholar have been satisfactory, or that he has
been prevented from pursuing his studies by serious
illness or other unavoidable cause.".

Dated this day of 1996

Minister of Education