The Pitt Scholarship at the University of Cambridge, England, was instituted in 1814 using surplus funds originally raised to erect a statue to William Pitt the Younger, supplemented with a donation from the Pitt Club in London. It became the pre-eminent classics University Scholarship of Great Britain.
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