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'U' Offers $1200,000 in Aid Funds

r Approximately $1,200,000 in
scholarships and fellowships of all
kinds are available to University
students, Ivan W. Parker, Assist-
ant Dean of Men and Secretary of'
the Committee on University
Scholarships,, said.
Parker handles about $500,000
of this amount through his office
in the- Student Affairs Building.
There are 118 different scholar-
ship accounts ,processed through
the undergraduate scholarship of-
fice.
With only a few exceptions all
the scholarships are being used.
There has been more interest in
scholarships during the past two
years than there had been pre-
viously, Parker said, and between
three and four students apply for
every scholarship lat the present
time.
He said that about twice as
much money for scholarships
could be used to good advantage,

since some applicants do not have
financial need.
Scholarship funds have in-
creased greatly in recent years.
In contrast to $500,000 this year,
in 1949 expendable funds for
scholarships and fellowships to-
taled $237,000.
Growth in the University en-
dowment fund has also been
large. In 1930, the endowment,
fund for fellowships and scholar-,
ships was $1,464,127. In 1956 it
was $7,698,059. Interest from these
funds is used for University schol-
arships.
Funds Increase
Amount of the funds in 1956
was over five times as great. as
that in 1930. Average cost of a
year in school now is about double
the $854 average cost in 1930, and
enrollment is a little less than
triple the 1930 figure of 8,751.
Students have a comparable
chance now, though, Parker said.

Some of this is due to the fact
that the University now has a
scholarship office which makes
sure that all available funds are
being utilized.
Freshmen Predominate
Largest number of scholarships
given are the Regents-Alumni
Scholarships which pay tuition
for 1200 Michiganresidents. Over
400 of these are entering fresh-
men this year.
Michigan Alumni Fund pays
the difference between out-of-
state' tuition and in-state tuition
to non-Michigan residents. This
program was started four years
ago with 15 students and now
helps 67 students.
Among the few scholarships not
being used at the present time is
a $500 award to a business or pre-
business student from Ingham
County, Michigan, of which Lan-
sing is the principal city.

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to student vacancy on SOC Board in
Review.
Approved appointment of Sue Rockne
to M-Handbook committee.
Tabled motion to continue publica-
tion of Student Government Review,
Approved report relating to bicycle
problem. Tags placed on illegally
parked bicycles . . . to include state-
ment "Parking bicycles, outside of racks
is prohibited in this area. The Univer-
sity has the authority to remove big
cycles illegally parked and charge a re-
moval and storage fee. As a service, we
are notifying bicycle owners concerned
of this poaicy and urge that you avoid
this expense and inconvenience."S
Procedures for cbnsideratio nof Sig-
ma Kappa question were 'approved.
The following question was placed
before/ the Council:
Does National Sigma Kappa'now meet
the conditions for maintenance of
recognition as set forth on pag'e 5 of-
University Regulations Concerning
Student Affairs, Conduct, and Dis-.
cipline (Ievised 1954) of the Univer-
sity of Michigan?
The statement of "1Naintenance ofd
Recognition" reads in part:
"In order to remain officially recog-
nized, it is required that (1) the
organizatipn continue to meet the
conditions for initial recognition pre-
viously listed (2) the organization act
in good faith with the spirit, of the
regulations, for recognized organiza-
tions."
The vote was YES, Chrysler, Gerber,
Merrill, Tower, Wurster - 5.
NO, Ashton, Belin, Hardee, Kessel,
Maier, Mart1henke, Rockne, Seasonwein,
Shapiro Taub, Wise, Goldman - 12.

Lectures.
Psychology Colloquium: "Psychology
and Systems Research." Dr. Paul M.
Fitts, Psych. -Dept., 4:15 p.m., Fri., Oct.
3, Aud. B, Angell Hall.
Astronomical Colloquium. Fri., Oct.
3, 4:15 p~m., The Observatory. Dr. Leo
Goldberg will speak, on "The 'Tenth
General Assembly of the I.A.U. in
Moscow.
A.cademic Notces
Final Examination- for students doing
honors work in the summer in Phil-
osophy 34 will be given at 1 p.m.,
Tues., Oct. 7, in the Philosophy -Dept.
office, 2008 Angell Hall.'
U.S. Rubber Co. Foundation Scholar-
ship: Undergraduate men who have
completed at least two years of col-
-lege at the University and who are
planning a career in industry are eli-
gible to apply for the U. S. Rubber Co.
Foundation Scholarships. Applications
for this scholarship will be available
until Oct. 15 at the Scholarship Office,
2011 S.A.B.
The Logic Seminar will meet this
year on Fridays at 3 p.m. in 3209' An-
gell Hall. -The first meeting, at which.
a topic for the semester will be se-
lected, will be held on Fri., Oct. 3..
Doctoral Examination for Alan Hardy
Townsend, Jr., Psychology; thesis: "The
Relationship Between Parental- Com-
mitment and Certain Forms of De-
pendent TBehavior," Fri., Oct. 3, 7611-
Haven Hall, 3:00 p.m. Co-Chairmen,
E.S. Bordin and R. L. Cutler.

Placement Notices
The following schools have listed
teaching vacancies with the Bureau of
Appointments for the 1958-59 school
year. They will not be here to inter-
view at this, time-.
Hammond, Ind. -- Biology; JHS Gen-
eral Science/Geography/English.
Minneapolis, Minn. - Consultant in
Elementary Music.
For any additional information con-
tact the Bureau of Appointments, 3528
Admin. Bldg., NO 3-1511, Ext. 489.
Personnel Requests
New York State, Civil Service, an-
nonces examinations for the follow-
ing; Assistant Gas Engineer, Assistant
Soils Engineer, Park Engineer, Senior
Telephone Inspector, Draftsman (Ar-
chitectural), Draftsman (Kings Coun-
ty), Planning Draftsman, Park Sani-
tation Superintendent, Administrative
and Supervisory positions in Library
Science, Director of Mental Hygiene
Social Work, Senior Welfare Consult-
ant (Medical), Parole Employment Of-
ficer. The above examinations will be
held Nov. 22, 1958. Applications accept-
ed up to Oct. 24, 1958. Exams for Pro-
fessional Career Tests and Public Ad-
ministration Intern will be given Dec.
13, 1958. Applications for these two po-
sitions will be accepted up to Nov. t
1958.
Standard Oil Co., has an opening in
the Detroit office for a lawyer to work
in the Real Estate gnd Tax Depart-
ment. Must have interest in taxes. Lo-
cation is a new building at Northland.
Prefer some tax background.
For further information concerning
the above positions, contact the Bu-
reau of Appointments, Ext. 3371.

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