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03 SEPT 2001. VOLUME 33. NUMBER 14. 4 PAGES 

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More scholarships

The External Linkages Office announces the opening of the Sumitomo Foundation 2001 Grant for Japan-Related Projects. With a view to strengthening mutual understanding between Asian countries and Japan, the Sumitomo Foundation is soliciting for applications for Fiscal 2001 Grant for Japan-Related Research Projects in accordance with the terms and conditions specified.

The research project should concern topics in the fields of social sciences or humanities that are related to Japan. The researcher should be of Asian nationality and able to conduct the proposed research project by himself. The grant budget amounts to Y40 million. The researcher is given duration of one year (March 2002 - March 2003) to finish the project.

Application forms must be submitted to the Sumitomo Foundation, 1-12-16 Shibadaimon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0012, Japan. October 31, 2001 is the deadline. Forms are available at the External Linkages Office.

For fictionists

The NVM Awards is now open to all Filipino writers in English in two categories: the best published short story of the year and the best published first short story of a writer. The first category carries the grand prize of P50,000; the second, for a writer’s first published short story, P25,000. All short stories in English published within the period of October 1, 2000 to October 15, 2001 are eligible. The deadline for submission is on October 30.

For the second category, a notarized statement is required attesting that it is the writer’s first published short story. All entries must be submitted in five copies, including the original published form, to NVM Awards, c/o aklat@la-ru-an, 2F FBR Arcade, 317 Katipunan Ave., Loyola Heights, Q.C. 1108.

The awarding ceremony will be on December 8. For inquiries, call 435-4573 between 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Wellness Center now open

Now officially open to serve you, the Wellness Center is an initiative of the Caucus on Poverty Reduction to help improve the economic and social well-being of the less privileged members of our society. It is at the ground floor of the Brother Celba John Hall near the South Gate.

Experienced members of New Vision Multipurpose Cooperative Inc. composed of blind masseurs and masseuse operate the Physical Therapeutic Massage Clinic. Aside from the massage, the clinic also gives Swedish and shiatsu accupressure every Saturday, from 10 am to 4 pm, or by appointment. One could also get a haircut and a complete shave at affordable rates.

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