SOHOLARSHIPS have been granted by the Nationai Research Council of Canada to 169 graduates for postgraduate studies during the academic year 1948-49. There are twenty-five fellowships at 900 dollars, sixty-three studentships at 750 dollars, seventy-five bursaries at 450 dollars tenable at Canadian uuiversities, and ten special scholarships ranging in value from 500 to 1,000 dollars awarded for study abroad. The nominal value of all scholarships for the year is 107,900 dollars. Thirty departments of science are represented in the applications approved this year. Chemistry in its several branches is represented by 65 and physics by 62., The remaining awards are widely distributed in the other sciences as follows : agricultural bacteriology, 1 ; anatomy, 3 ; applied mathematics, 1 ; biology, 2 ; communications engineering, 2 ; dental bacteriology, 1 ; entomology, 1 ; experimental medicine, 1 ; genetics, 1 ; geology, 6 ; mathematics, 4; mathematical statistics, 3 ; medical research, 1 ; metallurgy, 1 ; mineralogy, 2 ; physiology, 3 ; physical metallurgy, 1 ; plant pathology, 1 ; and zoology, 7.