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Do US universities publish an official definition of what constitutes a particular race/ethnicity in the context of scholarships or admissions?

As an example, let's say someone with 1/16 of African American heritage applies for a minority scholarship and claims themselves as African American. Would they be rejected, all other factors being ...
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