Lumsden and Sachs Fellowship

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The Lumsden and Sachs Fellowship is a prize awarded by Christ's College, Aberdeen to the overall, most distinguished graduate of the year having studied in the Department of Divinity and Religious Studies of the University of Aberdeen.[1]

Fellows include Rev John Macdonald,[2] Rev John Morrison,[3] Rev Dr John Alexander Selbie,[4] Mark Paul Lindley-Highfield of Ballumbie Castle, FRAI,[5] Rev Dr Philip Bolton Wilson,[6] Dr Jonathan Miles-Watson,[7] Dr Ian Kenneth McEwan, FRSE,[8] David Webster,[9] son of John Bainbridge Webster, and Rev Peter Diack, M.A.[10]

Christ's College[edit]

Christ's College, Aberdeen is the body in Aberdeen responsible for ministerial training for the Church of Scotland. It works closely with the University of Aberdeen in administering the Divinity Library, providing weekly Chapter Services on Campus, funding a Lectureship in Practical Theology, sponsoring and holding lectures and seminars, and managing bequests and legacies, including the Lumsden and Sachs Fellowship.[11]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Endowed Prizes and Medals: Divinity". University of Aberdeen. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
  2. ^ "Obituary: Rev John Macdonald". The Scotsman. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
  3. ^ "In Memoriam: Rev John Morrison". University of Aberdeen Special Libraries and Archives. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
  4. ^ "John Alexander Selbie". The Expository Times. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
  5. ^ "Prize List 2004". University of Aberdeen. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
  6. ^ University of Aberdeen Prize List, 1999
  7. ^ "Prize List 2002". University of Aberdeen. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
  8. ^ "Prize List 2006". University of Aberdeen. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
  9. ^ "Prize List 2009". University of Aberdeen. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
  10. ^ "Personalia". The Aberdeen University Review. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
  11. ^ "Guide: Divinity and Religious Studies". University of Aberdeen. Archived from the original on 2009-10-23. Retrieved 2009-09-06.

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