I love it! – Thiel Fellowship Pays 24 Talented Students $100,000 Not to Attend College – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Rush talked about this for some time today:

The winners were announced today for a new fellowship that has sparked heated debate in academic circles for questioning the value of higher education and suggesting that some entrepreneurial students may be better off leaving college.

Peter Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal, will pay each of the 24 winners of his Thiel Fellowship $100,000 not to attend college for two years and to develop business ideas instead.

via Thiel Fellowship Pays 24 Talented Students $100,000 Not to Attend College – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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One Response to I love it! – Thiel Fellowship Pays 24 Talented Students $100,000 Not to Attend College – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education

  1. Yes, a very interesting counter-cultural experiment to watch — or, if I may say so, pro-cultural.

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