The James Harris scholarship is awarded annually to two pupils from the Convent and two pupils from Monaro High School to enable them to continue their school career with a minimum of hardship.
The two pupils of Monaro High School who received the scholarships for this year were Helen Olliver and Annemarie Dacheff.
The conditions applying to Monaro High School awards were determined by a Management Committee. These are as follows:
Value of Scholarship
Each scholarship shall he £50 per annum, to be paid in three instalments, £20 at the beginning of the first school term, and £15 at the beginning of each of the other two terms.
Conditions of the Award
(a) In general the tcholarships will be awarded to the students commencing the fourth year, but this condition may be varied to meet special cases.
(b) In determining awards the committee will consider: (i) the school work, attendance and attitude of the candidate; (ii) the financial position of the candidate's parents.
(c) In any year where there is no student rneeting the conditions laid down by the committee, the scholarship will rot be awarded.
(d) If a scholarship holder fails to show satisfactory school attendance and progress, the award may be withdrawn by the committee.