The Ella Sachs Plotz Foundation for the Advancement of Scientific Investigation.
—Last year twenty-seven applications for grants were received by the trustees of the Ella Sachs Plotz Foundation for the Advancement of Scientific Investigation, nineteen of which were from the United States and eight from five different countries in Europe, Asia and South America. In the twenty-one years of its existence the Foundation has made five hundred and eight grants, which have been distributed to scientists throughout the world. The maximum grant is usually $500.In the allotment of grants, for the present, researches will be favored that are directed toward the solution of problems in medicine and surgery or in branches of science bearing on medicine and surgery. Grants may be used for the purchase of apparatus and supplies that are needed for special investigations, and for the payment of unusual expenses incident to such investigations, including technical assistance,