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13th Annual Richard Allen Awards/UNCF “A Mind Is…” Scholarship Gala

Allen University will host its 13th Annual Richard Allen Awards/UNCF “A Mind Is…” Scholarship Gala on Saturday, March 17, 2018, in the “Columbia Ballroom” of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center – 1101 Lincoln Street, in downtown Columbia, S. C. from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  This annual fundraiser provides scholarships for deserving students to attend Allen University.  With your generous support, we can meet our target goal of $250,000 for student scholarship support.

This year’s Gala includes a student research showcase, silent auction, dinner, presentation of the Richard Allen Awards, live entertainment and networking opportunities.  Your support will help Allen University continue its legacy of developing students for leadership and service to the larger community.


This years award recipients are:

The Late Honorable Joe Brown – AU Alumnus and Former House of Representatives Legislator

Fred Monk, Chairman Emeritus – Columbia World Affairs Council

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Columbia Chapter

Dr. Dana Stebbins – Allen University Education Foundation


Gala Information/Sponsorship Packet: 2018 UNCF Gala Sponshorship Packet

To purchase ticket online go to: www.allenuniversity-amindis-scholarshipgala.eventbrite.com