Education: Guggenheim Fellowships

That creative artists and scholars of all kinds may have a year abroad, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (capital fund $4,500,000, established by onetime Colorado Senator and Mining Tycoon Simon Guggenheim and his wife Olga Hirsh Guggenheim in memory of their son who died in 1922), has in the past six years awarded 295 Fellowships. Last week, with no strings attached, $175,000 was handed out to 77 male and female Fellows. Average grant: $2,500. To China, Europe and Latin America they will go, some of them perhaps to try to emulate Poet...

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