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$ 602.1 Type of training. Scholarships may provide instruction and practical training, in one or more of the following categories:

(a) Aviation mechanic training, comprising a maximum of 2,200 hours of classroom instruction and shop practice in an approved aviation mechanic school designated by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics, and such courses in technical English carried on simultaneously with the aviation mechanic training as the needs of the trainee may require, such courses of training to be prescribed by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics and scheduled over a period not to exceed one year;

(b) Pilot training, comprising a minimum of 175 hours and a maximum of 250 hours of flight instruction in singleengine airplanes of varying horsepower and a maximum of 650 hours of ground school instruction, and such courses in technical English carried on simultaneously with the aviation pilot training as the needs of the trainee may require, scheduled over a period not to exceed one year, in an approved flying school designated by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics, such training to be prescribed by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics covering five courses known as Elementary, Secondary, Cross-Country, Secondary Instructor and Link Instrument;

(c) Aviation technician training, comprising such special courses of study as may be prescribed by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics, on the basis of the qualifications and needs of the trainee and the purpose of the training as indicated by his government, in one or more of the various specialized technical branches of aviation practice, including airway maintenance, airway communication systems, air traffic control, airline dispatching, aerial photography, aeronautical charting, and aviation meteorology. The special courses of study scheduled over a period not to exceed one year will consist of (1) preliminary orientation, during which the trainee may receive intensive instruction in technical English, and (2) assignment to one or more of the various offices and installations of the Civil Aeronautics Administration, including its air traffic control training centers, for instruction in the technical branch or branches of aviation practice in which he is qualified.

Satisfactory completion of the prescribed courses of training shall qualify the trainee to take written and practical examinations prepared and conducted under the direction of the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics. A student attaining a passing grade in the examinations may be issued an appropriate airman certificate with appropriate ratings.

$ 602.2 Qualifications. Each applicant selected for an aviation scholarship shall meet the following requirements:

(a) Age-(1) Mechanic or pilot trainee. Shall have attained the twenty-first but not the twenty-ninth anniversary of his birth on or before May 1, 1944;

(2) Technician trainee, Shall have attained the twenty-first but not the thirty-first anniversary of his birth on or before May 1, 1944;

(b) Citizenship. Shall be a bona fide male citizen of an American republic other than the United States;

(c) Language. Shall have a working knowledge of English or a marked ability for learning English, as evidenced by a language aptitude test prescribed by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics, which test shall constitute a part of the application papers;

(d) Physical requirements—(1) Mechanic or technician. Shall meet the physical requirements of Part 29 of the Civil Air Regulations prescribed by the Civil Aeronautics Board for a third-class medical certificate and shall furnish a medical certificate of a Civil Aeronautics Administration medical examiner attesting compliance with such physical requirements;

(2) Pilot. Shall have met the physical requirements of Part 29 of the Civil Air Regulations prescribed by the Civil Aeronautics Board for a second-class medical certificate and shall furnish a medical certificate of a Civil Aeronautics Administration medical examiner attesting compliance with such physical requirements;

(e) Education-(1) Pilot or technician, Shall possess a diploma attesting the successful completion of a course of study with a degree of “Bachillerato" (or the equivalent) at a recognized institution of learning;

(2) Mechanic. Shall have successfully completed at least six years of schooling and shall have had training or experience in practical mathematics and mechanics

adequate to enable the applicant to obtain a satisfactory grade in the achievement and classification test prescribed by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics, which test shall constitute a part of his application papers;

(f) Purpose. Shall have expressed, in an original composition in Spanish or Portuguese, a sincere desire and intention to engage in civil aviation in the country of which he is a citizen and in that branch of aviation for which application for a scholarship is made. The original composition shall constitute a part of the application papers;

(g) Character. Shall furnish names of at least three responsible persons residing in the republic of which he is a citizen, who can testify to his dependability, spirit of initiative, industry, stability, honesty, perseverance and aptitude in that branch of aviation for which application for a scholarship is made;

(h) Sponsor. Preference will be given to applicants who have at least one sponsor willing and able to employ them in that branch of aviation for which the scholarship training has qualified them upon their return to the republic of which they are citizens.

$ 602.3 (a) Award of scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of State of the United States, or their duly authorized representatives, upon the recommendation of the Inter-American Aviation Selection Committee appointed by the government of the American republic wherein the applicant resides. No applicant will be considered in the awarding of scholarships unless his application and supporting papers shall have been submitted by such Selection Committee through the Department of State to the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics for the elimination of unqualified applicants prior to the final recommendation of the InterAmerican Aviation Selection Committee. After the elimination of any unqualified applicants by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics, the Inter-American Aviation Selection Committees of the respective countries shall make their recommendations from those qualified applicants remaining. No applicant will be considered in the awarding of scholarships unless his application shall have been transmitted through the diplomatic mission of the United States of America

accredited to the government of the republic in which the applicant resides.

$ 602.4 Allowances and expenses. An applicant awarded a scholarship may be entitled to any or all of the following allowances and expenses upon recommendation of the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics: Provided, however, That, in lieu of the allowances prescribed in paragraphs (a) and (b) hereof, the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics may provide for the group transportation of trainees under such contracts or arrangements as he may lawfully make.

(a) Transportation expenses. Transportation from the home of the applicant (or the place in which the award is accepted) to the place or places in the United States where the training is to be provided, return transportation to the home of the applicant (or point of departure) and transportation between places of training in the United States, in accordance with the Standardized Government Travel Regulations and the Act of June 3, 1926, as amended, in which connection claim for reimbursement may be made only for items in the following schedule and contingent upon prior authorization:

(1) Rail fare. First-class fare. If travel is performed on an extra-fare train, expenses in excess of the first-class fare must be borne by the traveler. No receipts are necessary. (Government transportation requests are to be used, if practicable, within the United States.)

(2) Pullman fare. Lower berth or parlor car seat. No receipts are necessary if Government transportation requests are used. If purchased with cash, the Pullman stub must be attached to the reimbursement voucher.

(3) Steamer fare. Not exceeding the lowest minimum first-class fare of the ship on which travel is performed. American vessels must be used if available (section 901 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, 49 Stat. 2015). (This provision has been suspended with regard to appropriations for fiscal year 1944 according to section 302, Pub. Law 216, 78th Congress, December 23, 1943.) ceipts are necessary.

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(4) Airplane fare. Transportation by air will be allowed regardless of the cost when authorized or approved by the Secretary of Commerce. When air travel has not been specifically authorized, the traveler may proceed by air with the understanding that he may claim reimbursement therefor only in an amount not exceeding what it would have cost had the travel been performed by public conveyance over land or water. No receipts are necessary.

(5) Taxicab fare. At the beginning and termination of the journey and all points where a change of conveyance is necessary while in a direct travel status. No receipts are necessary.

(6) Excess baggage charges. For personal effects (not household furniture) which are not carried free by the transportation company. Receipts are necessary and they should indicate that the traveler has availed himself of the free allowance if such allowance is granted.

(7) Drayage or transfer of baggage. For the hauling of personal effects from home to station or dock, et cetera. Receipts are not necessary but should be submitted if possible. Charges by porters for handling bags or baggage will not be allowed.

(8) Rental of steamer rug and steamer chair. Receipts are necessary. Charges for rental of steamer cushions will not be allowed.

(9) Tips and gratuitous fees. Will not be allowed.

(b) Per diem while in travel status. Per diem in lieu of subsistence at not to exceed the following rates: $6.00 overland or by air in and outside of the continental limits of the United States, and $4.00 aboard vessels outside of the United States. No per diem may be allowed concurrently with monthly allowance while trainee is pursuing prescribed training in the United States.

(c) Monthly allowances. Monthly allowance while pursuing courses of train

ing at a rate not exceeding $135 per month for quarters and subsistence, of which not more than $30.00 per month shall be paid in cash to the trainee, and the remainder of which may be expended by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics for food and lodging furnished the trainee.

(d) Other expenses. Enrollment fees, tuition, medical infirmary, and insurance fees, laboratory fees, rental of equipment and cost of incidental supplies may be paid by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics of the Department of Commerce direct to the institution, person, firm, or corporation that may have rendered the service or furnished the supplies, upon prior authorization of the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics.

§ 602.5 Duration scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded for periods not exceeding one year. Subject to the availability of appropriations, scholarships may be extended for not exceeding the same period by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of State, or their duly authorized representatives. Scholarships may be cancelled for cause by the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of 'State, or their duly authorized representatives.

$ 602.6 Official notification. Each applicant selected for a scholarship shall be notified of his award through diplomatic channels by a letter of award which shall name the training center, outline the course of training, state the duration and type of scholarship and the allowances authorized: Provided, however, That the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics, with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce, may subsequently amend the course of training and duration of the scholarship if in his opinion such action would be in the interest of obtaining instruction better suited to the needs and capabilities of the trainee than those prescribed in the letter of award. The amount originally authorized for monthly allowances and other expenses may also be amended, if necessary, with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of State, or their duly authorized representatives.

1 In all cases round-trip tickets must be purchased if possible. In the event the return portion of the ticket cannot be used, it should be returned to the Civil Aeronautics Administration for collection of the refund.

TITLE 15 COMMERCE

Part Subtitle A-Office of the Secretary of Commerce.

3 Subtitle B-Regulations Relating to Commerce: Chapter 1-Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce..

30 Chapter III—Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, Department of Commerce..

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Subtitle A-Office of the Secretary of Commerce

Part 3 Award of fellowships in meteorology.

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Part 4 Fellowships in geodetic surveying,

map and chart production and hydrographic surveying for citizens from other American republics. [Added]

PART 3AWARD OF FELLOWSHIPS

IN METEOROLOGY (ADDED] Sec. 3.) Type of fellowship. 3.2 Qualifications. 3.3 Award of fellowships. 3.4 Allowances and expenses. 3.5 Duration of fellowships. 3.6 Official notification.

AUTHORITY: $$ 3.1 to 3.6, inclusive, issued under R.S. 161, 5 U.S.C. 22; sec. 8, Reorg. Plan No. IV, 3 CFR Cum. Supp.; 53 Stat. 1290, 22 U.S.C. 501, 502; 57 Stat. 281.

SOURCE: $$ 3.1 to 3.6, inclusive, contained in Regulations, Acting Chief, Weather Bureau, Aug. 27, 1943, 9 F.R. 3832.

$ 3.1 Type of fellowship. Fellowships shall be of the interne-training type, comprising instruction for a period of 35 weeks or more at certain American universities including the University of California at Los Angeles, the California Institute of Technology, the University of Chicago, New York University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in synoptic, dynamic and physical meteorology, and in addition assignment to a Weather Bureau Station for a period of about 17 weeks for studying the organization and service work of the Weather Bureau.

$ 3.2 Qualifications. Applicants selected for these fellowships shall be:

(a) Bona fide citizens of any of the American republics other than the United States;

(b) In possession of a certificate of medical examination issued by a licensed

physician within sixty days of the date of application, describing the applicant's physical condition, and stating that he is free from any communicable disease or disability that would interfere with the proper pursuit of studies or research or the performance of any activity incident to the fellowship;

(c) Able to speak, read, write and understand reasonably well the English language:

(d) Of good moral character and shall possess intellectual ability and suitable personal qualities; and shall have successfully completed their academic professional training in a recognized school in any one of the branches related to the science of meteorology, including among others, meteorology, climatology, physics, mathematics, engineering, physical geography, et cetera; and/or shall be a graduate of the Inter-American Meteorological Training School conducted by the Weather Bureau at Medellin, Colombia; and/or shall be a qualified employee of the official meteorological service of the American republic from which selected.

$ 3.3 Award of fellowships. Fellowships will be awarded by the Chief of the Weather Bureau, and with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and of the Secretary of State or his duly authorized representative. No applicant therefor shall be approved unless his application shall have been transmitted by the Government of the country of which he is a citizen through the diplomatic

mission of the United States of America located in the Republic concerned.

$ 3.4 Allowances and expenses. Applicants awarded fellowships may be entitled to any or all of the following upon approval of the Chief of the Weather Bureau:

(a) Transportation expenses. Transportation expenses from Medellin, Colombia, or from the home of the applicant to the place or places in the United States or its territories or possessions where the studies or research are to be pursued and return to the home of the applicant, including travel from the place of study or research to Washington, D. C., and such other places as may be approved by the Chief of the Weather Bureau, and return to his home, in accordance with the Standardized Government Travel Regulations and the Act of June 3, 1926, as amended, in which connection claim for reimbursement may be made only for the following items:

(1) Rail fare. First class fare. If travel is performed on an extra-fare train expenses in excess of the first class fare must be borne by the traveler. No receipts are necessary.

(2) Pullman fare. Lower berth or parlor car seat. No receipts are necessary if Government transportation requests are used. If purchased with cash, the Pullman stub must be attached to the reimbursement voucher.

(3) Steamer fare. Not exceeding the lowest minimum first class fare of the ship on which the travel is performed. American vessels must be used if available (Section 901 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, 49 Stat. 2015.)

No receipts are necessary.

(4) Airplane fare. Transportation by air will be allowed regardless of the cost when authorized by the Chief of the Weather Bureau. When air travel has not specifically been authorized the traveler may proceed by air with the understanding that he may claim reimbursement therefor only in an amount not exceeding what it would have cost had the travel been performed by public conveyance over land or water. No receipts are necessary.

(5) Taxicab fare. At the beginning and termination of the journey and at all points where a change of conveyance is

necessary while in a direct travel status. No receipts are necessary.

(6) Excess baggage charges. For personal effects (not household furniture) which are not carried free by the transportation company. Receipts are necessary and they should indicate that the traveler has availed himself of the free allowance, if such allowance is granted.

(7) Drayage or transfer of baggage. For the hauling of the personal effects from the home to the station or dock, et cetera. Receipts are not necessary but should be submitted if possible. Charges by porters for handling the bags or baggage will not be allowed.

(8) Rental of steamer rug and steamer chair. Receipts are necessary. Charges for steamer cushions will not be allowed.

(9) Tips and gratuitous fees. Will not be reimbursed.

In all cases round trip tickets must be purchased if possible. In the event the return portion of the ticket cannot be used, it should be returned to the Uniteå States Weather Bureau, Department of Commerce for collection of the refund.

(b) Per diem while in a travel status. Per diem in lieu of subsistence at not to exceed the following rates: $6.00 overland or by air within the continental limits of the United States; and $7.00 while outside such limits; $3.00 on vessels outside the United States when the price of passage includes meals.

(c) Monthly allowance. A monthly allowance of $135.00 during the period of studies at the university in the United States or its territories or possessions when the fellow is not in a travel status, and $180.00 when assigned to a Weather Bureau Station in cities of over 100,000 population and $150.00 in cities of less than 100,000 population.

$ 3.5 Duration of fellowships. Fellowships will be awarded for periods of not to exceed twelve months each.

$ 3.6 Oficial notification. Applicants recommended for fellowships by the Chief of the Weather Bureau and approved by the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of State, or the duly authorized representative of the Secretary of State, shall be notified of their award through diplomatic channels.

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