California Court Strikes Down Race-Based Scholarships

Race-Based College Scholarships?

Race-Based College Scholarships?

University(ies) should either compile race-based scholarships for all students ... the current leadership of the Republican Party is made up of a bunch of cowards who are not willing to fight for principle, a party that worships the [altar] of political ...


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Race-based Scholarships Upheld

Race-based Scholarships Upheld

WASHINGTON — The Clinton administration said on Thursday that college scholarships could be awarded ... years to bring their programs into compliance, she said. The debate over race-based scholarships began in the mid-1980s, although race-specific ...


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Scholarships Based on Race: 4 Percent Tops, Says Report

Scholarships Based on Race: 4 Percent Tops, Says Report

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS awarded on the basis of race amount to no more than 4 percent of undergraduate scholarship dollars, congressional auditors reported Friday. But they said the scholarships do provide an important tool to promote diversity on college ...


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Scholarships Based on Race Said To Be Rare

Scholarships Based on Race Said To Be Rare

Only 3 percent of the nation's colleges and universities award any grants or scholarships solely on the basis of race, and 72 percent of these race-exclusive award programs are funded by private or institutional money, according to a survey by the College ...


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Clinton administration relaxes policy on race based scholarships.

Clinton administration relaxes policy on race based scholarships.

... of race-based scholarships has been challenged in court. However, Riley said his review of the study on race-based scholarships by the General Accounting Office (GAO) shows that colleges can use financial aid to remedy past discrimination as well as ...


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No Scholarships Based Solely On Race, Court Says

No Scholarships Based Solely On Race, Court Says

RICHMOND, VA. — Scholarships in a University of Maryland scholarship program for blacks can no longer be awarded based solely on race, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the school had failed to prove ...


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Where’s the good in scholarships based on race?

Where’s the good in scholarships based on race?

It was stated that the $2,500 donation along with other donation would be used to fund scholarships for deserving students ... However, the output from the NAACP seems to be strictly race based. Should First Farmers be supporting an organization which ...


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Fau Won`t Stop Scholarships Based On Race

Fau Won`t Stop Scholarships Based On Race

This year, for example, FAU awarded scholarships to 220 minority students and 2,100 non-minority students, he said. University general counsel Ondina Felipe said the ruling conflicts with two earlier federal court rulings that found Florida in violation of ...


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Race-based scholarships dying out

Race-based scholarships dying out

Because it makes sense that a mexican going to the same school as I did, with the same grades as I had, had over 50 scholarships more than I did avaliable when entering the same college I entered ... hope none of their descendants are claiming AA.


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Administration Backs Race-Based Scholarships

Administration Backs Race-Based Scholarships

The grants are not dependent on financial need, and Mr. Proberesky expected to qualify because his high school grade-point average was 4.0 and his Scholastic Assessment Test score was more than 1300. But university officials denied his application ...


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Fate of Race-Based Scholarships

Fate of Race-Based Scholarships

A recent federal court decision to strike down a blacks-only scholarship program at the University of Maryland College Park is binding only in Maryland and the four other states in the province of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. However, the ruling ...


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Report Urges E.D. To Accept Validity Of College Scholarships Based on Race

Report Urges E.D. To Accept Validity Of College Scholarships Based on Race

The Education Department should recognize the validity of scholarships based on race and offer such scholarships to minority students as incentives for becoming college professors, a state advisory committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has urged.


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THE NATION : CAMPUS CORRESPONDENT : The Myopic Debate on Race-Based Scholarships

THE NATION : CAMPUS CORRESPONDENT : The Myopic Debate on Race-Based Scholarships

A lower court ruled that such race-based scholarships at public universities are unconstitutional. But it would be terribly irresponsible to view the Supreme Court's decision as the end-all of the affirmative-action debate, because the Maryland case ...


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U. of Washington Proposes to Maintain Scholarships Based on Race and Gender

U. of Washington Proposes to Maintain Scholarships Based on Race and Gender

Scholarships based on race and gender would remain intact at the University of Washington under a proposal announced Thursday by university officials, although applicants would first have to pass a screening process based on neutral factors.


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Amanah wants award of scholarships to be based on merit not race

Amanah wants award of scholarships to be based on merit not race

JOHOR BARU: The giving away of scholarship to students should be done in all fairness, without looking into race, said Parti Amanah Negara deputy president Salahuddin Ayub. He said the move will dispel the stigma of the government being racists in the ...


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About-Face on Scholarships : U.S. Eases Its Ban Against Race-Based Aid

About-Face on Scholarships : U.S. Eases Its Ban Against Race-Based Aid

It said colleges and universities will be allowed to award scholarships based solely on race as long as federal funds are not used. Assistant Secretary Michael Williams, who heads the department's Office of Civil Rights, announced a six-point policy ...


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What are some prevalent myths about affirmative action and college scholarships based on race?

What are some prevalent myths about affirmative action and college scholarships based on race?

My favorite is a golf story. Two golfers were coming up to their second shot on the fairway, which was a dogleg to the right. On the direct line between the younger golfer and the green was a good size tree. It looked like he'd have to waste a shot ...


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UF Ends Financial Aid Based on Race Scholarships Cut in Federal Agreement

UF Ends Financial Aid Based on Race Scholarships Cut in Federal Agreement

No students currently receiving one of the 200 to 250 race-based scholarships awarded by UF or the estimated 50 awards given by the UF Foundation will lose their aid, Provost David ... U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, which required ...


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Regulations Banning Race-Based Scholarships Proposed

Regulations Banning Race-Based Scholarships Proposed

The new policy says that colleges and universities that receive federal aid generally may not make awards "for which only students ... he had overturned a longstanding policy of allowing race-based scholarships. In fact, the few o.c.R. rulings on the ...


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California Court Strikes Down Race-Based Scholarships

California Court Strikes Down Race-Based Scholarships

A few months ago, I was alerted to similar racial preference provisions in a House of Representatives's version of the health care reform bill that award scholarships and contracts based on race ... so it baffles the mind why the federal government ...


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