Jewish Claims Conference Announces Offer of Scholarship Grants

The third annual program of international scholarship and fellowship grants for the academic year 1956-57 will be offered by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, it was announced here today. The grants will be awarded to Jewish victims of Nazi persecution who quality for Jewish teacher training scholarships, graduate scholarships in Jewish studies and research fellowship for independent projects in Jewish arts, letters and social sciences.

Last year 190 successful candidates in France, Britain, Holland, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, Yugoslavia, Canada, U.S. and Brazil received scholarship and fellowship grants totaling $135,000. An equal amount is earmarked for this program in 1956. Applications for grants must be prepared on special forms which may be obtained from the offices of the Claims Conference in New York. European candidates may obtain the necessary forms from the Central British Fund, London, or the Joint Distribution Committee, Paris. All applications must be submitted to the Claime Conference by April 1, 1956.

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