$3,000 Fellowship Winner

Dr. Helen L. Witmer graduated from Dickinson College with the class of 1919. After her graduation, she taught for two years. Witmer recieved her Master's degree in 1923 and her Doctor's degree in 1925; both degrees were received from the University of Winsconsin. She then moved on to conduct research under the Rockefeller Foundation and the University of Minnesota.
Witmer was awarded a $3,000 fellowship by the Council for Research in the Social Subjects of Columbia University early in 1927. She would use this money to "study the effects of social insurance on pauperism in England."