File: State Bursaries

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the provision of state bursaries by the Board of Education. The purpose of the bursaries was to provide funds for studying subjects considered to be of national importance during wartime such as radio engineering, chemistry, metallurgy and electrical, mechanical and aeronautical engineering. The papers include correspondence between the vice-chancellor, the Board of Education and the Universities Bureau of the British Empire concerning administration of the scheme.

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