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FICT 2002 Fellowships Program

Penn's French Institute for Culture and Technology (FICT) is pleased to announce that it will again award two $1,500 competitive fellowships to Penn seniors, graduate and postdoctoral students, with a functional command of French, to help defray expenses incurred while participating in a scholarly conference in France or while working in a French laboratory or organization.

Applications should include the following:

- a resume

- a cover letter explaining the pertinence of the student's work in France to the subject of his/her research or career plans

- two letters of recommendation from Penn


and should be sent by April 1, 2002, to:

FICT Fellowship/Internship Programs
French Institute for Culture and Technology
541 Williams Hall Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305.

Candidates will be selected by a juried process. Preference will be given to students who are neither citizens nor residents of European Union countries.

Questions? call (215) 573-3550 or e-mail:

-- Joyce M. Randolph, Office of International Programs

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 26, March 19, 2002


March 19, 2002
Volume 48 Number 26

Penn's Vice Provost for Information Systems and Computing will become Georgetown's next Provost.
Penn Medicine is getting one of the largest gifts ever to a university hospital: a $100 million endowment from Philadelphia Health Care Trust.
The Center for Folklore and Ethnography honors its first director at a symposium this week.
Last call for volunteers for University Council committees for 2002-2003.
Military Leave Policy revisions clarify benefits for those serving their country.
Health care and Dependent Care Pre-tax Expense Accounts: restrictions, tax implications and special limits for dependent care.