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The A J Schulz Bequest

The late Adolf John Schulz having bequeathed to the University the sum of £4,500 for the purpose of promoting postgraduate research work in the theory of education, and the study of the German language, literature and culture generally, the following rules are hereby made in accordance with the terms of the bequest:

A. Education

  1. A room in the Department of Education in the Education Building shall be known as "The A.J. Schulz Room" and its primary purpose shall be to afford facilities for postgraduate research in the theory of education.
  2. The annual income available from the bequest for the promotion of research in the theory of education shall be used to furnish the A.J. Schulz Room with books to the value of $500 relating to the theory of education and with furniture and equipment. The books shall be chosen by the Head of the Department of Education in consultation with the Librarian.
  3. Books purchased under the A.J. Schulz bequest and shelved in the Schulz Room shall not be available for loan except to full-time members of the staff of the Department of Education; candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Education, candidates for the degrees of M.Ed. or Ph.D. in Education, and such other persons as may, from time to time, be approved by the Head of the Department or his or her nominee. All loans shall be subject to such limitations and conditions as the Head of the Department may prescribe. A copy of each book in the Schulz Room shall be available for general use in the Barr Smith Library.
  4. No book may be borrowed and removed from the room until the loan has been recorded in the manner prescribed by the Head of the Department.

B. German

  1. A prize, to be known as the "A.J. Schulz Prize", shall be available for award annually at the SACE Stage II Examinations as follows:
    1. A book or books to the value of $50 for the candidate under nineteen years of age on 31 December of the year in which the examination is held who obtains the highest marks in German in the SACE Stage II Examination.
    2. The book or books constituting the prize shall be chosen by the prize winner with the approval of the Head of the Department of German.
    3. No award of a prize shall be made if the examiners are of the opinion that there is no candidate worthy of the award.
  2. Prizes, to be known as A.J. Schulz Prizes, shall be available for award annually as follows:
    1. Books to the value of $200 for the candidate placed first in the annual examination in German III.
    2. Books to the value of $300 for the candidate placed first in the final examination for the Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts in the Department of German Studies.
    No award of a prize shall be made if the examiners are of opinion that there is no candidate worthy of the award.
  3. An award, to be known as "The A.J. Schulz Award" and consisting of books to the value of $200 shall be available annually for a candidate of sufficient merit who, having qualified for the Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts in the Department of German Studies, proceeds to postgraduate work in German studies.

  4. The award will be made by the Faculty on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of German.

  5. The books constituting a prize under rule 6 or rule 7 of the award shall be chosen by the successful candidate with the approval of the Head of the Department of German and furnished with a book-plate designed for the purpose.
  6. If in any year a prize be not awarded under rule 6 or an award be not made under rule 7 the value of the prize or award for that year shall be used for the purchase of books for the Barr Smith Library. Such books shall be chosen by the Head of the Department of German in consultation with the Librarian and shall be furnished with an appropriate book-plate.

General

  1. The Faculty may alter these rules from time to time provided that the general purposes of the bequest be preserved; and the annual income available for the purposes of the bequest shall be changed from time to time as the capital sum of the bequest grows in accordance with the provisions of the bequest.

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