Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Texas State students offer scholarships exclusively for white males

Source: Austin American-Statesman

CNN Interview of Colby Bohannan and commentary


Colby Bohannan said that when he first applied to college, his family didn't have a huge stockpile of money set aside to pay for school. He found many scholarships for women and minorities, but none aimed at people like him: white men.

"I felt excluded," said Bohannan, a Texas State University student. "If everyone else can find scholarships, why are we left out?"

So Bohannan, a mass communication major and Iraq war veteran, and others formed the Former Majority Association for Equality — a San Marcos-based nonprofit group that is offering five $500 scholarships exclusively to white male students.

This is a Suspicious News Brief. Read more at the Austin American-Statesman.

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