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2015 Allen Scholarship Application Form

The Clarence Beecher Allen Scholarship is awarded based on outstanding intellectual achievement, extra-curricular involvement and leadership, personal merit, scholarship essay and on-campus scholarship competition.

Students selected as finalists are invited to participate in the Allen Competition Weekend. While on-campus, finalists will be evaluated by faculty and staff members to determine the Allen Scholarship recipients. The evaluation process consists of two, 45-minute group sessions with a focus on academic initiative, social engagement, and leadership. In addition to the scholarship competition, Finalists and family members will explore campus and interact with professors, students, staff and alumni.  

The Allen Competition Weekend is Sunday, February 15 - Monday, February 16, 2015.

African-American students applying for the Allen Scholarship must submit a completed application for admission and this application form by January 15

International Applicants are not eligible to apply for this scholarship. 

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High School Information
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Scholarship Essay
Please respond to one of the following essay prompts in 1,000 words or less by uploading a pdf or word document.  Please include a cover page with your first and last name, high school, and topic selection.  

Essay Topics:
1. Your high school would like to implement a 'multicultural forum.' Name two to three individuals you would recommend and justify your choices.

2. How have your experiences shaped your reality? In what way do you see yourself supporting the multicultural environment at The College of Wooster?