Jewish Claims Conference Announces Fellowship Grants for 1961-62

The eighth annual program of international scholarship and fellowship grants for the academic year 1961-1962 will be offered by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, it was announced today. The grants will be awarded to Jewish victims of Nazi persecution who qualify for scholarships in Jewish teacher training and in Jewish studies, and fellowships for independent research projects in the Jewish arts, letters and sciences.

Last year 169 candidates in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Peru, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Yugoslavia, received scholarship and fellowship grants.

Applications for grants must be submitted not later than March 1961 on special forms which may be obtained from the offices of the Claims Conference in New York, Candidates in Europe may obtain the forms from the Central British Fund for Jewish Relief and Rehabilitation, London, or from the American Joint Distribution Committee, Geneva. The scholarship and fellowship grants are part of a greater program for Jewish cultural and educational reconstruction carried on by the Conference.

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