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Jewish Girls from Poland and Palestine Win Research Fellowships in Washington

Miss Irena Z. Eiger, a Jewish girl from Poland, and Miss Browria Feldman-Muhsam of Jerusalem are two of the three recipients of international research fellowships for 1944-45 awarded here during the week-end by the American section of the International Federation of University Women. The third recipient was Miss Astrid Ertle, a Swedish student.

Miss Eiger, who is 24 years old, will receive a fellowship of $1,000 plus a travel grant for secret war research in organic chemistry at Columbia university. She was born in Warsaw and was graduated from high school there, then went to school in England, Miss Felman-Muhsam, who is 28 years old, received a $1,500 fellowship raised by the Texas State Division of the American Association of university women She has published a series of important researches on the Levant house fly. She has studied in Geneva, Switzerland, as well as the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where she will make additional experiments.