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Recipients To Pursue UA Graduate Degrees Two University of Arizona students have re ceived singular boosts in their pursuit of graduate graduate degrees one in philosophy, the other in law. Mrs. Margaret Jones, of 243 E. Waverly St., and Richard Davis, of 424 E. Seneca, have been awarded Martin Luther King Jr. Fellowships. Mrs. Jones will work toward a doctorate in philosophy and Davis a doctoral degree in law. The students received the scholarships from the Wood-row Wood-row Wood-row Wilson National Fellowship Fellowship Foundation for outstanding outstanding black military veterans veterans pursuing public service careers. MRS. JONES Mrs. Jones enlisted in the Women's Army Corps in 1949 and was discharged as a corporal in 1951. Her late husband, Sgt. Richard Jones, died in a plane crash in Colorado in 1961 whils he was stationed at Davis-Monthan Davis-Monthan Davis-Monthan AFB. Davis spent four years in the Air Force after after graduating from high school in Miami, Fla., in 1961. He spent a year ana a nau of this time in Okinawa. After his discharge in 1965, he began his studies at UA. He will receive his bachelor's degree in political C Sbr science at tne efld of th The scholarships will provide provide the students with a mini- mini- DAVIS mum living stipend of $400 a month, including GI Bill benefits, and free tuition tuition and fees for two years with a chance of a one-year one-year one-year extension. Mrs. Jones earned her bachelor's degree at UA in public administration in 1966. She received received her master's degree in social work at the University of Denver in 1968, and currently works as a sociaT worker at the Veterans Administration Administration Hospital. Davis, who is president of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity on the UA campus, plans to work for the Legal Aid Society after getting his degree. The students were among 50 throughout th rountry to win Martin Luther King Jr. Fellowships. Fellowships.

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  1. Arizona Daily Star,
  2. 15 May 1969, Thu,
  3. Page 11

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