The United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights opened an investigation into a medical scholarship offered by the University of California San Francisco Fresno (UCSF-Fresno) after a watchdog group claimed that it discriminated against students’ race and sex, according to documents obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation.
The “UCSF Fresno Obstetrics and Gynecology Scholarship for Visiting [Underrepresented in Medicine] Students” scholarship is available to students who identify as LGBTQ+ or classify as a minority, its website states. The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) agreed to investigate the scholarship on Dec. 8 after Mark Perry, Senior Fellow at Do No Harm, filed a complaint in September which claimed that the scholarship discriminated against candidates based on race and sex.
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