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December 7, 1957


JAMA. 1957;165(14):1847. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980320077018

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Special Fellowships in Nuclear Science.—  In order to meet the increasing demand for highly trained scientists and engineers in nuclear fields, the Atomic Energy Commission has broadened one of its special fellowship programs to include study through the doctorate level. Fellowships, to be known as the "AEC Special Fellowships in Nuclear Science and Engineering," have been established to provide a total of 150 fellowship grants on a one-year basis to first-year, second-year, and third-year graduate students. The fellowships carry basic stipends of $1,600, $1,800, and $2,000, respectively, with additional allowances for dependents, tuition, and travel. The original program, then called "AEC Special Fellowships in Nuclear Energy Technology," was announced on Oct. 30, 1956, and supported one year of study at the first-year graduate level.The Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies will continue to administer the broadened program. The institute also administers for the commission the Special

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