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FRANK KNOX FELLOWSHIPS 1998–9

Fellowships are available for at least four graduate students from the U.K. to spend the academic year 1998–9 studying in one of the faculties of Harvard. The value of each fellowship is $15,500 plus tuition and health service fees.

Candidates must be British citizens at the time of application and be studying for a first or higher degree. They should have spent at least two of the last four years at a university or college in the UK. Candidates are also welcomed who are employed in business, education or government who graduated not earlier than 1996 and who wish to attend the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graduate School of Business Administration, Graduate School of Design, Harvard Divinity School, Graduate School of Education, the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Law School and the School of Public Health. All candidates must make a separate admission application directly to the Graduate School of their choice at Harvard University.

Details of the competition and application forms may be obtained from the International Office, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD. Applications must be submitted through the Head of the candidate's college by 24 October in time to reach the Secretary, Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships, 16 Great College Street, London SW1P 3RX by 31 October.

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KENNEDY SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications are invited from graduates wishing to undertake postgraduate study at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the academic year 1998–9.

The scholarship will cover tuition and Health Service fees, the cost of travel to and from the USA and will provide an allowance of $15,500 for the year. Extra funding may be possible for a further year for those candidates applying for a two-year Master's programme or a Ph.D.

Candidates must be British citizens at the time of application; must be ordinarily resident in the UK; have spent at least two of the last five years at a university in the UK; and have graduated prior to taking up the scholarship.

Preference will be given to students interested in humane studies, economics, and modern technology.

Candidates for the Kennedy Scholarship are expected to make a separate and independent application for admission direct to Harvard or the MIT.

Application forms are available from the International Office, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, or from the Trust at 16 Great College Street, London SW1P 3RX (telephone: 0171-222 1151). They should be returned to the head of the student's college no later than 24 October.

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