February 1940

News and Comment

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1940;65(2):461. doi:10.1001/archinte.1940.00190080243012

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Ella Sachs Plotz Foundation for the Advancement of Scientific Investigation.  —Sixty-two applications for grants were received by the trustees of the Ella Sachs Plotz Foundation for the Advancement of Scientific Investigation during 1939. Thirty of these came from the United States and the other thirtytwo from fourteen different countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and North America. Thirty-two grants were made during the year, one being a continued annual grant.In the sixteen years of its existence the foundation has made three hundred and seventy-two grants, which have been distributed to investigators in Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iraq, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Netherlands, North Africa, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Venezuela, Yugoslavia and the United States.During the present great need for funds, grants will be given in the sciences closely

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