The move is being paid for by scholarship funding from the United Negro College Fund, Inc., Jack and Jill, Inc., and other institutional funding, the school announced.
Rodman Allen, a new Wilberforce graduate from Detroit, said the school’s decision to cancel his debt is a blessing. “I couldn’t believe it when he said it,” he said. “I know now God will be with me. Now I can use that money and invest it into my future.”