Education: Help from Point Four

The U.S. last week passed out its third slice of Point Four funds to a private educational institution.*The slice: a $297,525 grant-in-aid to Athens College, jointly founded and financed over the past 25 years by Greek and U.S. contributions. The new grant will go to provide scholarships during the next two years for 200 Greek students chosen by competitive examination. On the preferred list: applicants willing to return to rural areas as technicians and teachers.

*The others: a $624,000 grant for the training of Near Eastern technicians at the American University of Beirut; $40,000 for additional teachers and laboratory equipment at the...

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