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March 17, 1967 NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR -INFORMATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saruot Two New College atudenta have joined the growing list on campus here to win major national fellowships for graduate study. Raymond Bennett of Shadyside, Md., and Paul Ransma, of Scottsdale, Ariz., each baa been awarded a National Science Foundation graduate fellowship. Five other students received honorable mention awards in the co etitton for the NSF fellowships. They are Tho s Bell of Nev Orleana, La., Rachel Findley, La Grange, Ill., Neil Olaen, Cocoa Beach, Fla., Henry Tho a, Columbus, Ga., and William Silver Spring, Md. The fellowship on by Bennett and Hanama entitle each of th to study for one year at a university in this country or abroad. The coat of education ia provided throush the fellowship and an additional stipend of $2,400 is given to each student to provide for a living allowance. Each of the fellowships is renewable for a aecond year. Fellowahips are provided by the National Science Foundation a a eana of pro-motins the progTua of aeience in the United Statu. ntey are given for study or work leading to a master's or doctoral degr e in the matheaatie, physical, aedical, biolosieal, or engineering sciences, anthropology, economics, geography, the history and philosophy of science, linguiatica, political aei nee, payehology, or sociology.
NEW COLL!G! FBLLOWSHIPS Page 2 Bennett will do gTaduate work in the field of paychology. Ban who vbe raduating fr high eehool vae one of 120 young en and 1D th nation to be named a Presidential Scholar, will do hie sraduate work 1n the area of phyeice. Announc nt of the NSF fellovebipa bring to nine the number of jor national fellowehipa von by New College atudeuta. Thia repreaente approxi ately 10 per c t of thoae era of the graduating claee who are planning to do raduate work. tvo atudente were awarded Danforth Fellowahipe and five won Yoodrov Wilaon Fellovahipe. Approximately 1,100 NSF fellovehipe are awarded each year to graduates of American colleges an4 univeraitiea. Thia aarke the firat year that ew College will have a graduating claee and thua ia elisible for applying for graduate study aid. The nine winner of jor fellowehipa repreeent five different dieciplinea taught at New College. Winnera will go to etudy pbiloaophy math tica, Engliah, paychology, and hyeiea.