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Anti Discrimination Alliance Scholarship Announced

Anti Discrimination Alliance Scholarship Announced

For immediate release: 19.02.04 NZADAPR01.5,

Wellington, New Zealand.

In a move inspired by a student group at Roger Williams University ( http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2004-02-16-whites-only-scholarship_x.htm ) The New Zealand Anti Discrimination Alliance has announced the inaugral 2004 competition for their NZADA scholarship.

This scholarship is open to ALL NZ resident students, regardless of ethnicity. Unlike some other scholarships that are available only to certain racial groups, rather than being available on the basis of merit or needs.

The award stands at $250 NZD as of 1300GMT 19.02.04, and may rise depending on donations received.

How to apply:

Applications will take the form of an essay (no more than 1500 words please) on:

' why preferential treatment for particular races in education is morally reprehensible '

For more information, to apply and a full list of rules, please contact nzadacomp04@yahoo.co.nz

ENDS

About the New Zealand Anti Discrimination Alliance - The NZADA is a privately run, non profit organisation and thinktank dedicated to wiping out the spectre of positive or negative discrimatintion based on a persons race, sex, religion, sexual preference or (dis)ability from all facets of public life. The NZADA believes in equal rights for all New Zealanders. For more information please write to: PO Box 1762, Wellington, New Zealand or nzadacomp04@yahoo.co.nz

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