The unknown Camille and Bill Cosby Scholarship in science was established by Camille and Bill Cosby in memory of their late son Ennis William Cosby. It is administered through Temple University Natural Science’s Department, which is located in Philadelphia, PA. The main campus is 1.5 miles north of Center City Philadelphia, very close to the arts, music, intellectual and culture scene. Philadelphia is the country’s sixth largest city. New York and D.C. are close by also. So if you do happen to be awarded the Camille and Bill Cosby scholarship, you be very close to some very interesting places to discover during your college stay at Temple University.
The Camille and Bill Cosby Scholarship in science selection is based upon financial need, and you can apply to Cosby scholarship if you’re a junior majoring in the natural sciences and demonstrating a financial need. The minimum award amount is $3,500.00, the maximum being $3,500.00, and the average award is $3,500.00.
The Camille and Bill Cosby Scholarships is fully renewable for one year if the recipient maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA. This is not terribly hard to maintain compared with other scholarships today. The number of Bill Cosby Scholarship awards given out each year is (2).
You must apply by May 3rd through Temple University’s Natural Sciences Department offices starting in late February, along with one letter of recommendation. The person who will be awarded the Bill Cosby scholarship will be announced in early June by the Cosby Scholarship Committee of the Provost’s office based on nominations from the high schools.
There is also a second unknown Cosby scholarship awarded through Temple University and it’s called the Camille Cosby Scholarship in Science. This is awarded only to entering freshmen who graduated from Simon Gratz, Germantown, Central or Girls High School (all in Philadelphia), who intend to major in one of the natural sciences, and who have demonstrated financial need. The amount of this Cosby scholarship is (1) $2,400 tuition award, and is renewable for one year with a requirement that a 3.0 GPA is maintained. No separate application is required. The recipient is selected by the University’s Cosby Scholarship Committee of the Provost’s office, based on nominations from the Simon Gratz, Germantown, Central or Girl’s High School (all in Philadelphia).
If you do not qualify for a Bill Cosby Scholarship, Temple University offers incoming and continuing undergraduate students numerous easy scholarship opportunities to assist you in financing your education. There are some easy scholarships that support students from across the university. Contact them for other further scholarship information.
Additional Bill Cosby Scholarship Recommendations
Contact the University of Massachusetts and Wesleyan University and to see if there is Bill Cosby Scholarship monies still available from these two colleges. See below on the reasons why.
Comedian Bill Cosby has also given his alma mater the University of Massachusetts help by raising $1.5 million for local underprivileged students. Contact them to inquire if there is still any unknown Bill Cosby Scholarship monies available and what the their requirements are. The cash which Bill Cosby helped raise will fund a new program aimed at giving scholarships to students from the poorer communities around the university.
Cosby, received a master’s degree and doctorate in education from the University of Massachusetts in the 1970s, stated “We want to say this is a place that reaches out to people living in depressed areas and this university has open arms for all Americans as a state school should.”
Bill Cosby desires that students who were chosen for the awards will teach in schools in economically depressed areas for at least two years after their graduation.
Bill Cosby donated a performance to help raise $2.5 million in support of scholarships at Wesleyan University. Dr. Cosby received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Wesleyan in 1987 and Mr Cosby supported the extraordinary efforts by Wesleyan alumni to support financial aid. Mrs. and Mr Cosby believe that “the price of education in the United States of America shouldn’t be unattainable.”
Contact Information for the Bill Cosby Scholarship
HEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUS
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Address: Stdt. Faculty Conf. Bldg-LB41 Broad and Ontario Sts. Philadelphia, PA. 19140
Middletown, Connecticut 06459
University of Massachusetts
Undergraduate Admissions Office
37 Mather Drive
Amherst, MA 01003