“$2,500 awards to teams of students with faculty mentors”
Once again, a school is devoting resources to activism which has nothing to do with scholarship.
The Daily Caller reports:
University Plans To Spend Thousands Training New Student Revolutionaries
Students at Virginia Commonwealth University are applying for $2,500 awards from a Social Justice Fund, which will finance student projects focused on social justice activism.
VCU is offering four $2,500 awards to teams of students with faculty mentors who work on social justice projects, reports VCU News. The fund is administered by VCU’s Division for Inclusive Excellence.
“Proposals must demonstrate how the innovative solution will address and tackle structural, political, economic or social injustice through the lens of diversity, including race, age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, disability status, political affiliation, veteran status and/or socio-economic background,” reads the application instructions.
To apply, the students and faculty mentor must submit a proposal including background info and a solution, a budget, a personal statement, and a mentor letter of support.