Clarence Beecher Allen Scholarship

The first African-American student, Clarence Beecher Allen, entered The College of Wooster in the 1880s, and the College continues to be inspired by his achievements. In 1988, Wooster's Board of Trustees created the Clarence Beecher Allen Scholarship to be awarded based on academic merit. These scholarships commemorate the achievements of Wooster´s first African-American graduate.

For African-American students wishing to apply, please follow these instructions: 

1. Complete the general application for admission by January 15

2. Complete the Allen Scholarship Application Form by January 15


Upon review of the general application for admission and Allen Scholarship Application Form, select students will be notified and those finalists invited to participate in Allen Competition Weekend on Sunday, February 14 - Monday, February 15

Questions & Concerns

Please contact David Newberry-Yokley, Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment, at 330-263-2630.