Selection of the three outstanding candidates for admission to the Harvard Medical School this fall as recipients of National Scholarships offered by the School under the University's "long-term" scholarship policy was announced during the summer.
The winners are Gaston E. Blom, of Tuckahoe, N.Y., A.B. Colgate University '41 (Edward S. Harkness National Scholarship); William F. Ketchum, of Evanston, Ill., A.B. Harvard '41 (Edward S. Harkness National Scholarship); and Frederick R. Gilmore, of Bloomsburg, Pa., A.B. Lehigh University '41 (Harvard Medical School National Scholarship).
This is the fifth year of the Medical School's National Scholarship plan, which is similar to that introduced by President James B. Conant in Harvard College in 1934, and subsequently adopted also by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School of Design, and the Graduate School of Business Administration.
In addition, Medical School scholarships and fellowships totalling $6,860, for study during the next acacedmic year, were awarded as follows:
Matthew and Mary E. Bartlett scholarship to Harold D. Rosenbaum, of Fair Play, Ky.; James Jackson Cabot fellowship to Carl T. Nelson, of Jamaica Plain, Mass.; DeLamar student research fellowships to William E. Watts, of Seattle, Wash., Victor C. Vaughan 3d, of Richmond, Va., and Israel H. Scheinberg, of New York, N.Y.; Jeffrey Richardson fellowship to Eugene R. Sullivan, Assistant in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; George Cheyne Shattuck memorial fellowship to Walter E. Knox, of McCook, Nebr.; Charles Eliot Ware memorial fellowship to William F. Pollock, of Santa Monica, Calif.; John Ware memorial fellowship to Herbert R. Morgan, of Bell, Calif.; Abraham A. Watson scholarship to Stuart G. Quan, of Oakland, Calif.; Whitman fellowship to Henry S. Fuller, of Washington, D.C.; and Dr. William Hunter Workman scholarship to Ping-Yang Liu, Research Fellow in Bacteriology and Immunology at the Harvard Medical School.