Skip to comments.Top Schools Defend Rejecting Bursary for White Boys
Posted on 01/10/2020 5:54:37 PM PST by nickcarraway
Two top English private schools have defended their decision not to accept a benefactor's offer of scholarships for disadvantaged white boys.
Winchester and Dulwich colleges have declined the offer - reported to be worth over £1m - by a former pupil from both, Professor Sir Bryan Thwaites.
The schools say they do not want to put ethnic restrictions on who can benefit from financial help.
Sir Bryan says he is now looking for state schools to accept his offer.
The philanthropist, who is 96 and plans to leave the funds in his will, attended Dulwich until the start of the Second World War, and then went on to Winchester.
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The school says it doesn’t want ethnic restrictions, which seems a good policy to me. If “needs-based” scholarships were awarded without regard to ethnic background in this country, whites would get most of these scholarships, and blacks more would get more than their proportion of the population.
Better, he could just give it directly to people he wants to fund, rather than giving it to the institutions to dole out to whoever THEY think should have it.
Fuch the hypocritical man hating schools of today.
He can start his own private scholarship that he or a board he selects can award to these boys in need and they can use the monies wherever they go.
Yes, he could take private applications and do what he wants.
Unfortunately, I never attended Dulwich, but spry and 69, I am available adoption by the 96 year old, should he need an heir.
Dulwich was PG Wodehouse’s alma mater.
Scholarships for Blacks, Asians or women are OK; just not white boys.
So eat shiite and die then !
Us white boys rule !
Were nice smart and genuine
And have invented and perfected nearly everything m
Get used to getttin circles run around you. Clods !
He should be able to donate his money to the people (group) he has chosen.
If a Black person wanted to donate exclusively to poor Black kids, Id salute them and think it was swell.
If he wanted to do this himself, directly, yes. If he wants the school to join with him to do this, both parties must agree to the deal. The man is free and so are those at the school.
A word of caution: schools and other “not-for-profits” are notorious for taking money from donors and re-directing it for their purposes. If you are in a position where you can directly give the money to those whom you want to help, this is a good idea. If not, try to find a school or other charitable organization that you would be happy to support.
This looks like a UK story; do they allow scholarships for “preferred minorities” as we allow in the US?
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