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Columbia University seeks to change terms of whites-only fellowship

Columbia University has moved to change the conditions of a fellowship that stipulates it can only be awarded to "a person of the Caucasian race."

In addition to the whites-only restriction of the award, the Lydia C. Roberts Graduate Fellowship can only be given to a person from Iowa, who may not study law or certain other fields, and must return to the state for two years after graduation.

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