Attiat Ott of Clark University helped to establish the John M. Virgo Scholarship Fund for African Economists in 2003. It was developed to aid needy economists from African nations. Monies in the fund will help defray the costs of attending IAES conferences for economists in most financial need.
Contributors to the fund include:
If you would like to contribute to the fund for African economists contact International Atlantic Economic Society at:International Atlantic Economic Society Suite 650, International Tower 229 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30303 Phone: (404) 965-1555 Fax: (404) 965-1556 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.iaes.org