Allen University will host the 15th  annual UNCF Scholarship Gala on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

The gala serves as the university’s signature fundraiser. Through the event, Allen raises scholarship funds for deserving students that attend the university. This gala will include a dinner, live entertainment and dancing. As part of the evening, the Richard Allen Awards will be presented to recipients whose contributions have positively impacted Allen and the greater Columbia area. The award is named in honor of African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church founder, Richard Allen.

If you are interested in purchasing an ad, sponsorship package or tickets, please contact, or call (803) 376-5725 or (803) 376-5724. Tickets can also be purchased online at

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