Pros And Cons Of Minority Scholarships

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There are many minority scholarships, distributed by U.S. colleges and organizations, that are not limited to U.S residents (Minority Scholarships). Students, who are not citizens of the United States, planning to attend college either home or abroad, may apply for minority scholarships distributed by the U.S. (Minority Scholarships). This is one of many issues with minority scholarships. Scholarships should be based on academic or athletic talent. Though they do still offer these scholarships, minority scholarships seem to be what students are trying to aim for nowadays. Students will spend more time searching for as many minority scholarships they qualify for, rather than keeping up with academic or athletic scholarships. Scholarships seem to be more focused on your race, your nationality or your sexual orientation. These are just some examples of the types of minority scholarships colleges offer. Minority scholarships have been controversial since the demand for them came to be and both sides of the issue have valid arguments. But, with this information, it can be concluded that minority…show more content…
One reason the opposition side of this argument argues that minority scholarships are fair is because, the scholarships are not always distributed by college institutions. Countless organizations, corporations, associations, and minority advocacy groups will offer scholarships to minorities (Minority Scholarships). These groups have every right to give out their money to whoever they would like, but that is not what the debate in this paper is about. The argument is against college institutions giving out the low requirement minority scholarships. If students can get different groups to give them money for school, that is nobody 's business but themselves. Groups should be able to give money to whomever they want, whether they are a minority or
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