1. In 1901, the then Duke and Duchess of York bequeathed a sum of money to the trustees of a fund known as the Royal Reception Fund.
2. In 2005 the Western Cape Education Department (WCED), as the administrator of the fund, will again award prizes from this fund to Grade 12 learners who obtain the highest marks in History HG and Geography HG in the WCED’s Senior Certificate Examination. The competition is known as the Duke and Duchess of York Competition and the candidates concerned will be notified in writing of the prizes that they have won.
3. Each prizewinner may purchase books to the value of R700,00. These books must be related to their further studies.
4. Further enquiries regarding these awards may be directed to Mr A Davids at telephone number 021 467 2257.
5. Kindly bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all concerned.

DATE: 2005:10:17