NEW YORK (Jan. 7)
The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany today announced its annual program of international scholarship and fellowship grants for the academic year of 1963, The announcement was made by Jacob Blaustein, senior vice-president of the Conference.
The grants will be awarded to Jewish victims of Nazi persecution who qualify for scholarships in Jewish teacher training and in Jewish studies, and for fellowships to carry on independent research projects in the Jewish social sciences, literature and arts.
Last year, scholarship and fellowship grants went to 156 candidates in 14 countries: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Greece, Holland, Italy, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, and Yugoslavia.
Applications for grants must be submitted 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. Scholarship and fellowship applications must be submitted to the Claims Conference, New York, no later than March 31, 1963. Applications submitted after that date will not be considered.