Kevin & Barnetta Cosby Seminary Scholarship for ADOS
American Descendants of Slavery
The scholarship provides 10 incoming ADOS students per year with full tuition to pursue a graduate degree with BSK. Students who receive the scholarship become “Cosby Scholars.”
Applicants must meet admissions criteria and remain in good academic standing while taking at least 2 courses per semester.
Dr. Kevin Cosby
President, Simmons College of Kentucky
“This may be the first scholarship set aside exclusively for ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery) in history. It demonstrates BSK’s commitment to racial justice which can lead to authentic racial reconciliation.”
Seminary Scholarship Announced for American Descendants of Slavery
During May 2019 commencement at Simmons College of Kentucky, the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky (BSK) announced a new scholarship for American Descendants of Slavery (ADOS).
“This may be the first scholarship set aside exclusively for ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery) in history. It demonstrates BSK’s commitment to racial justice which can lead to authentic racial reconciliation,” explained Dr. Kevin Cosby, president of Simmons College of Kentucky.
Rev. Jason Crosby,
“Racial justice is a key commitment for BSK,” said Dr. David Cassady, president of BSK, “and reconciliation is not possible until
Simmons College of Kentucky in Louisville is the home to one of BSK’s two locations, with the other location at Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky.
BSK began offering the full Master of Divinity degree at the Simmons College campus in 2018.
The Baptist Seminary of Kentucky is focused on forming creative leaders for ministry in a rapidly changing world. The seminary’s areas of emphasis include women in ministry, racial justice, rural ministry