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of freshman, who have satisfactorily completed one full semester's
work. This shall not exclude such students without conditions and
otherwise in good standing, from participating in the public activities
of their class.

VIII.

Physical Disability. — Students excused from gymnasium work on
account of physical incapacity are forbidden to take part in any public
activity, except by special permission of the Senate Committee on
Student Affairs. In order to obtain such permission, a student may
in any case be required to present a written recommendation from
the University Health Service.

IX.

General. — The Senate Committee on Student Affairs has the right
to prohibit a student from participating in any public activity when-
ever, in the opinion of the Committee, such participation is detri-
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Extra Mural Activities. — Students who are ineligible to partici-
pate in public activities within the University are prohibited from
taking part in other activities of a similar nature, except by special
permission of the Senate Committee on Student Affairs.

XI.

Special Permission, — The special permission to participate in
public aclivities in exception to Rules V, VI, VII, VIII, and X,
will be granted by the Senate Committee on Student Affairs only
upon the positive recommendation of the Faculty of the school or
college to which the student belongs. Petitions for such special per-
mission must in every case be presented before the participation in
the activity is begun.

XII.

Discipline, — Cases of violation of these rules will be reported to
the Faculty concerned for discipline.



GEORGE P. WILLIAMS EMERITUS PROFES-
SORSHIP FUND

The University Alumni Association has made contribution for
the establishment of the Professor George P. Williams Emeritus Pro-
fessorship Fund, so named in memory of a former honored professor
of Physics in the University.



FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, LOAN
FUNDS, AND PRIZES*

With the exception of the twenty-five University fellowships and
the Phillips Scholarship, none of the scholarships and loan funds
are open to students in their first year of residence.

Five University Fellowships with a value of five hundred dol-
lars each have been established by the Board of Regents. These
fellows are enrolled as students in the Graduate School. (For fur-
ther details see Graduate School.) The holders for the year 1920-
1921 are: Martha Guernsey, A.B., M.A., Psychology; Arthur Irving
Ortenburger, A.B., Zoology; Charles Earl Sando, B.S., M.S., Botany;

♦ The most of the funds here mentioned arc restricted in use to the
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, and the Graduate School,
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Lawrence Bunting Sims, B.S.E., Chemistry; Paul Alanson Warren,
B.S., Botany.

Ten University Fellowships of three hundred dollars each have
also been established on the same terms. For the year 1920-192 1,
six were finally assigned. The holders are : Charles Carpenter Fries,
A.B., M.A., Rhetoric; Karl Willard Guenther, A.B., Sociology; Con-
stance Elizabeth Hopkin, A.B., Education; Yuki Geda Osawa, A.B.,
M.A., English; Edward G. Punk^, B.S., M.A., Sociology; Benjamin
David Shapiro, A.B., M.A., History.

Ten State College Fellowships of three hundred dollars each
have been established by the Board of Regents on similar terms to
the University Fellowships. The candidates arii nominated by the
faculties of ten colleges in the State of Michigan. For the year 1920-
1921, seven were finally assigned. The holders are: Ruth Berdina
.Blekkink, A.B., History (Hope College) ; Martin Alfred Larson,
A.B., English (Kalamazoo College) ; Lura Irene Miller, A.B., Chem-
istry (Alma College) ; Elmer L,lewell>'n Overholt, B.S., Economics
(Michigan Agricultural College) ; Esther Annie Pearl, A. B., Mathe-
matics (Albion College) ; Alice Victoria Peterson, A.B., English
(Adrian College) ; George Shorey Peterson, A.B., Economics (Albion
College).

From the Fellowship funds five Scholarships were assigned for
the year 1920-1921. The holders are: Adelaide Alice Adams, A.B.,
Fine Arts; Raymond Roscoe Haffner, A.B., Actuarial Mathematics;
Evelyn Hortense Roberts, A.B., Physics; Nelson Vance Russell, A.B.,
History; Lewis Patrick Waldo, A.B., English.

National Research Cowicil Fellowship. — Dr. Ernest F. Barker,
a Fellow of the National Research Council, with cordial consent of
the Regents of the University of Michigan, is conducting researches
in the physical laboratory of the University on the fine structure of
the infra-red absorption bands of gases.

Carl Braun Fellowship. — Tn December, 1913, Mrs. Elsie L.
Braun, of Toledo, Ohio, gave to the University the sum of ten thou-
sand dollars, the proceeds of which are to be used for the establish-
ment and maintenance of a fellowship to be known as the Carl Braun
Fellowship. Due to the fact that no award was made in 1918-1919,
two awards were made for the year 1920- 192 1. The holders are
Florence Fenwick, B.S. (Chem.), M.S. (Chem.), Chemistry, and Leon
Hatchig Leonian, B.S., M.S., Botany.

Buhl Classical Fcllo7usliip. — Mrs. Theodore D. Buhl has gen-
erously continued the provision made by the late Theodore D. Buhl,
of Detroit, for Classical Fellowships for the year 1920-1921.

Emma J. Cole Felloiaship in Botany. — In 1910 Miss Emma J.
Cole be(iueathed to the University the residue of her estate, the pro-
ceeds to be used for the establishment of a fellowship in Botany.
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Angeline Bradford Whittier Fellowships in Botany. — These Fel-
lowships have been established in memory of his mother by Joseph
Bradford Whittier, of Saginaw. The principal sum of the endow-
ment is four thousand dollars. One fellowship of the amount of
four hundred dollars has been established.

United States Rubber Plantations Fellowship in Botany. — The
United States Rubber Plantations, Incorporated, have given the Uni-
versity a fellowship with an annual stipend of twelve hundred dol-
lars for three years. This fellowship is given for a bio-chemical
study of the hevea plant. The present holder is Wallace Ellwood
Cake, B.S. (Chem.), M.S.

du Pont Fellowship in Chemistry, — The E. I. du Pont de Ne-
mours and Company has given the University the sum of seven
hundred and fifty dollars for support of a fellowship in Chemistry
for the year 1920-192 1. The holder of the fellowship is George
Frederick Smith, B.S. (Chem.), M.S. (Chem.).

National Aniline and Chemical Company Fellowship.-^Tht Na- •
tional Aniline and Chemical Company has given the University two
fellowships of seven hundred and fifty dollars each for the year
1920-T921. These fellowships are to support studies in Organic
Chemistry. The holders are Frederick Franklin Blicke, B.S., and
Wesley Minnis, B.S., M.S.

Charles James Hunt Fellowship. — In July, 1900, Mr. Charles
James Hunt, of Detroit, a graduate of the University of the Class
of 1846, and wife, conveyed by deed, to the Board of Regents, in
trust, the title to certain pieces of real estate, subject to Mr. Hunt's
life-interest in the income to be derived therefrom, and to the life-
interests of other persons named in the deed. After the terminations
of these life-interests "one or more fellowships in the University of
Michigan" are to be established in accordance with conditions named
in the deed of trust and in accompanying documents, and are to be
known as the Charles James Hunt Fellowships.

Frederick Stearns and Company Fellowship in Pharmacy,— In
order to promote research in pharmacy Frederick Steams and Com-
pany of Detroit has contributed the sum of five hundred dollars
for a fellowship. The holder of this fellowship for 1920-192 1 is
Hans Walter Vahlteich, B.S. (Phar.).

Roy D. Chapin Fellowship in Highway Engineering. — This fel-
lowship is offered to provide for the investigation of an approved
subject relative to hard surfaced roads and pavements. It pays the
sum of two hundred and fifty dollars per semester or winter j>eriod,
with an allowance of fifty dollars for expenses. The holder 'of the
fellowship is Richard Reid Fauver, A.B.



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Roy D. Chapin Fellowship in Highway Transport, — This fellow-
ship is offered to provide for the investigation of an approved subject
relative to Highway Transport. It pays the sum of two hundred and
fifty dollars per semester or winter period, with an allowance of fifty
dollars for expenses. The holder of the fellowship is Herschel C.
Smith, A. B., B.C.E.

Detroit Edison Fellowships in Highway Engineering, — ^These
fellowships are offered for the investigation of approved subjects
relative to moderate cost country roads. Each fellowship pays the
sum of two hundred and fifty dollars per semester or winter ]>eriod,
with an allowance of fifty dollars for expenses. The holders of these
fellowships are Emil Robert Olbrich, B.S. in C.E., and Chia Tsun
Yeh, B.S. in C.E., M.C.E.

National Steel Fabric Company Fellowship in Highway Engi-
neering, — This fellowship is offered to provide for the investigation
of an approved subject relative to Highway Engineering. It pays the
sum of two hundred and fifty dollars per semester or winter period,
with an allowance of fifty dollars for expenses. The holder of the
fellowship is Harold Tuttle Corson, B.S. in C.E.

Acme White Lead and Color Works Fellowship, — The Acme
White Lead and Color Works, of Detroit, has since 191 1 maintained
a fellowship for the study of the scientific principles underlying the
successful manufacture of paints and varnishes. This fellowship,
temporarily discontinued after the war, was renewed for 1920-192 1.
The holder is Walter Roland Hickler, B.S.E.

Ric-wiL Company Fellowship, — During the year 1919-1920, the
Ric-wiL Company, of Cleveland, established a fellowship for the
study of Heat Transmission. This fellowship pays the sum of six
hundred dollars. The holder is Charles Arthur Burton, B.S.E.

United States Radiator Company Fellowship, — The United
States Radiator Company, of Detroit, has continued its fellowship.
The annual stipend is five hundred dollars. The fellowship is estab-
lished for the investigation of problems connected with the applica-
tion of different forms of radiators, and other heating devices in heat-
ing installations.

Phillips Scholarships,— The late Henry Phillips, Jr.. of Phila-
delphia, Pa., made provision in his will for the establishment and
maintenance of six scholarships, to be known as the Phillips Scholar-
ships, in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts of the Uni-
versity of Michigan. By the terms of the will these scholarships are
to be given only to candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Arts,
who ex<?el in the Greek and Latin studies required for admission to
the University; and Ihey are to be awarded by a committee consist-



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ing of the President of the University, the Dean of the College, the
senior professor of Greek, and the senior professor of Latin.

Of the six scholarships contemplated in the bequest, three have
been established, with an income of fifty dollars each. They are
awarded to students, otherwise properly qualified, under the follow-
ing conditions:

(a) Candidates for the Phillips Scholarships shall upon their
entrance into the University be examined upon four units of Latin,
and the committee in charge may award a scholarship to the student
obtaining the highest grade; if more than one paper reaches a satis-
factory degree of excellency, more than one scholarship may be
awarded at the discretion of the committee.

Only the examination in Latin shall be absolutely required; but
any student who has had preparation in two units of Greek may
elect to be examined upon them as well as upon four units of Latin.
If the combined grade of his examinations in Greek and Latin is
equal or superior to the grade of a candidate who presents Latin
only, he will be given the preference in the awarding of the scholar-
ships.

(b) The successful candidate or candidates shall be required
during the year of tenure to pursue each semester one full course
of four hours in Greek and one full course of four hours in Latin.

(c) The scholarship held by any successful candidate may, upon
application to the Committee, be renewed for a second year, pro-
vided that the applicant has attained in his courses in Latin and
Greek a grade not less than B and continues the study of both lan-
guages during his second year, to the amount of three hours each
per semester.

(d) The Committee in charge of the scholarships shall deter-
mine, after considering the merits of the individual case, whether
it is more expedient to renew the scholarships for a second year or
to award new ones.

(e) The provisions of the will regarding the general character
of the candidates shall be observed.

Application for admission to this examination must be made to
the Dean of the College on or before October 3i.

The holders of these scholarships for the year 1920-1921 are
Mary Jeanette Loughin, Winifred Isobel Gray Smeaton, and Lucilla
Asbury Walker.

Lucinda Hinsdale 'Stone Memorial Scholarship. — The Michigan
State Federation of Women's Clubs has presented to the University
the sum of three thousand dollars, as a portion of a fund to be known
as the Lucinda Hinsdale Stone Supplementary Loan Scholarship
Fund, the income of which is to be administered by the President
of the University, the Dean of Women, and a third person of their
appointment (who shall be a woman), for the benefit of women who
are students in the University, On an average three young women
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Detroit High School Scholarships. — The alumni of the Detroit
High School have established several scholarships open to graduates
of that school. The first steps toward raising a fund for this purpose
were taken in 1891 ; and a corporation has since been formed under
the title of the Detroit High School Scholarship Fund Association.*
Yrotn. four to six students at a time usually enjoy the benefit of the
fund. Several of the beneficiaries have received degrees at the Uni-
versity. One of the scholarships is known as the Mary C. Lcete
Memorial Scholarship, in memory of a teacher who died in 1894.

In July, 191 5, a further sum of $1,300 was given for the estab-
lishment of a loan fund open to a graduate of the Detroit Central
High School, and to be known as the Charles Francis Adams Me-
morial Fund, in memory of a teacher who died in 19 14.

Saginaw High School Scholarships, — Four Scholarships, with
an annual income of two hundred and fifty dollars each, established
by the Honorable Arthur Hill, of Saginaw, W. S., and known as the
John Moore, the Wells-Stone, the Alonzo R. Bingham, and the Otto
Roeser scholarships, are open to graduates of the Saginaw, W. S.,
High School.

The Saginaw, E. S., High School offers several scholarships of
varying amounts to deserving graduates of that school. One of these
is known as the Heaven rich Brothers & Co.'s Scholarships, and is
provided by the mercantile firm of that name. Another, designated
as the High School Scholarship, is cared for largely by the High
School Lyceum. A third is known as the A. R. Loveland Scholar-
ship. The graduating class of 1900 also made provision for a scholar-
ship to be available every sixth year. These scholarships are all
administered as loan funds.

Grand Rapids High School Scholarships. — ^The High School
Scholarship Association of Grand Rapids is a body incorporated
under the State Law, for the purpose of assisting graduates of the
Grand Rapids High School to secure a college education in the Col-
lege of Literature, Science, and the Arts, or the Colleges of Engi-
neering and Architecture, of the University of Michigan.

Perry Scholarship Fund. — The Alumni Association of the Ann
Arbor High School, in 1898, established a fund, in memory of Walter
Scott Perry, graduate of the University in the Class of 1861, and for
twenty-seven years Superintendent of the Ann Arbor schools.

• The State Legislature in 1893 passed an act providing "that five or
more persons of full age residing in the State of Michigan may associate
and incorporate themselves together for the purpose of establishing scholar-
ships in the University of Michigan, for the bene6t of graduates of the high
schools of the State." A corporation organized in accordance with the
provisions of this act "shall under the general management of not less than
five, nor more than fifteen trustees," and "shall, in law and ecjuity, be
capable of taking and receiving real and personal estate . . . not exceed-
ing one hundred thousand dollars in the aggregate, for the purpose of its
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The purpose of the fund is to assist graduates of the school in
procuring an education in the College of Literature, Science, and the
Arts of the University of Michigan. It is administered as a Loan
Fund,* repayments to be made by beneficiaries under regulations pre-
scribed by the Board of Directors of the High School Alumni Asso-
ciation.

Saginaw Valley Alumnae Association Scholarship Fund, — The
Saginaw Valley Alumnae Association in 1904 established a fund for
the aid of undergraduate women in the College of Literature, Science,
and the Arts. The fund is administered as a Loan Fund under the
direction of the Dean of Women and representative Alumnjc.

Seih Harrison Scholarship Fund. — The Seth Harrison Scholar-
ship Fund was established in memory of her father, by Mrs. Clara
Harrison Stranahan, of Brooklyn, N. Y. The principal of the fund
was originally twenty-five thousand dollars, but this has been in-
creased by additions from unexpected income. The income is to be
used, on conditions specified in the covenant between Mrs. Stranahan
and the Board of Regents, for the benefit of descendants of Seth
Harrison who may be pursuing studies in the College of Literature,
Science, and the Arts of the University of Michigan, whenever appli-
cants properly qualified present themselves. Provision is made, how-
ever, for applying the income of the fund to scholarships for other
persons, "if at any time there shall be a period of seven years
during which there are no qualified applicants," descendants of Seth
Harrison.

Margaret Smith Hunt Scholarships, James B, Hunt Scholarship,
and Charles James Hunt Scholarship. — In July, 1900, Mrs. Margaret
Elsie Hunt, of Detroit, a student in the University in the year 1878-
1879, conveyed by deed to the Board of Regents, in trust, the title
to certain pieces of real estate, subject to Mrs. Hunt*s life interest
in the income to be derived therefrom. After the termination of this
life-interest, "one or more scholarships in the undergraduate course
of studies in the Department of Literature, Science, and the Arts,"
are to be established in accordance with conditions named in the
deed of trust and in accompanying documents, and are to be known
as the Margaret Smith Hunt Scholarships.

In February, 1902, Mr. and Mrs. Hunt conveyed by deed to the

• In 1899 an act was passed by the State Legislature containing the
following provisions: "Any five or more persons of full age residing in the
State of Michigan may associate and incorporate themselves together for
the purpose of eaiablisning lean funds for the benefit of school scholars and
students of this State, to assist them to attend the University of Michigan"
(and other State educational institutions). "All the funds received by any
corporation orRanized under this act shall be used, after paying necessary
expenses, for the exclusive purpose or purposes set forth in the articles of
association. . . . Such corporation shall in equity and law be capable of
taking? and receiving real and personal estate . . . not exceeding twenty-
five thousand dollars, in the aggregate, for the purpose of its incorporation.'*



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Board of Regents, in trust, the title to a certain other tract of land,
subject to Mrs. Hunt's life-interest in the income to be derived there-
from and to certain other life-interests, and conditions named in the
deed. After the termination of these life-interests, and in accord-
ance with conditions named in the deed of trust, and in accompany-
ing documents, a portion of the income derived from the trust is to
be devoted to the maintenance of the James B. Hunt Scholarship,
so named in memory of the father of Charles James Hunt ; a second
portion to the maintenance of a scholarship, to be known as the
Charles James Hunt Scholarship; and the remainder to the main-
tenance of Margaret Smith Hunt Scholarships in addition to those
previously provided for.

fF. IV, Wedemeyer Scholarship. — The Class of 1894 established
a fund, the income of which is "to be used as a loan fund for the
benefit of needy and worthy undergraduates in the Literary Depart-
ment," on condition that the Board of Regents "shall require of each
student or students as may receive the benefit of such fund a promise
to repay to said Board the sum loaned on such terms as shall
seem to said Board to be reasonable; it being the intention of the
donors of said fund that the same shall be kept intact, as far as
possible."

In February, 1913, at the request of the donors the fund was
named the W. W. Wedemeyer Scholarship Fund, in memory of the
late Hon. W. W. Wedemeyer, an honored member of the Class
of 1894.

Scholarship of the Class of iSgr.—Tht Class of 1897 has estab-
lished a fund, a portion of which is available as a loan fund.

Scholarship of the Class of iSgS.— The Class of 1898 has estab-
lished a scholarship fund, the proceeds of which are not yet available.

Scholarship of the Law Class of i8gg. — A small sum, contributed
by members of the Law Class of 1899, is available as a loan fund.

Students* Lecture Association Fund, — Under the condition of the
gift made to the Board of Regents by the Students' Lecture Associa-
tion, a small fund is available for loan to students in any school or
college of the University. All loans are to be made through a com-
mittee consisting of the President of the University, the Dean of the
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, the Dean of the Medical
School, and the Dean of the Law School, and they are to be secured
by note payable one or more years after the borrower has completed
his university course.

Nntfion Van Dcr Veer Loan Fund. — In January, 1900, the Re-
gents accepted from Mrs. George Wagner a sum of money as the
nucleus of a fund to be known, in memory of her father, as the
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needy students in such amounts and under such conditions as the
executive head of the University may deem proper and wise."

Detroit Collegiate Alumnae Fund, — In March of 1907 the De-
troit Branch of Collegiate Alunuiae established a fund for the aid of
undergraduate women in the University, This fund is administered
as a loan fund under the direction of the Dean of Women and repre-
sentative Detroit Alumnte.

Ann Arbor Collegiate Alumnae Fund. — The Ann Arbor Branch
of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae has established a fund for
the aid of undergraduate women in the College of Literature, Science,
and the Arts. This fund is administered as a loan fund under the
direction of the chairman of the scholarship committee, the president
of the Ann Arbor branch, and the Dean of Women.

Webster Loan Fund. — In February, 1909, the Regents accepted
from Mr. John R. Webster and his son, Mr. John P. Webster, a sum
of money for the foundation of a scholarship. It is administered as
a loan fund.

Alice Freeman Palmer Scholarship. — The Alumnx of the Uni-
versity are trying to raise five thousand dollars to endow this scholar-
ship, and a considerable sum has already been paid in to the Univer-
sity Treasurer.

Joseph A. Bartholomew Scholarship. — The late Joseph A. Bar-



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