Ella Sachs Plotz Foundation for the Advancement of Scientific Investigation.
—The Ella Sachs Plotz Foundation for the Advancement of Scientific Investigation is now in its fifteenth year. Twenty-six grants were made by this foundation during 1937, eighteen of which were to scientists outside the United States.Applications for grants to be made during the year 1938-1939 should be sent to Dr. Joseph C. Aub, Collis P. Huntington Memorial Hospital, 695 Huntington Avenue, Boston, so as to reach him prior to May 1, 1938. There are no formal application blanks. Letters asking for aid should include a definite statement of the qualifications of the investigator, an accurate description of the proposed research, the size of the grant requested and the specific use of the money to be expended. It is highly desirable to include a letter of recommendation from the director of the laboratory or clinic in which the work is