Presbyterian Church (USA) Resources
Your home church and presbytery may provide financial support to their seminary students. Let them know your needs.
Presbyterian Study Grants and Loans
The Presbyterian Study Grant is open for application. Reminders have been emailed to last year’s awardees re: reapplication. Rising juniors must be under care of Presbytery by September 1 to be considered. Students who will enter their third year in the fall must advance to Candidacy by November 1. Other information will likely be found at the PC(USA) website. If you have questions that cannot be answered by the PC(USA) website, we will try to assist you at the FPO at 404.687.4582.
Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation The purpose of the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation's Student Aid Program is to assist the church in its important task of developing quality clergy leadership.
Apollos Scholarships ($1,500 - $3,000 per semester, for up to 3 years of study):
Membership in a PC(USA) congregation;
Under care of a Presbytery as an Inquirer or Candidate;
Enrolled full time in one of the 10 Presbyterian seminaries; and
An individual who possesses qualities of excellence for ministry.
Applications accepted January 13, 2013 through April 15, 2013. For more information: http://www.omahapresbyterianseminaryfoundation.org/
St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Reno Nevada Scholarships:
Be an active member of any Presbyterian Church (USA);
Be an Inquirer or Candidate under care of a presbytery of the Presbyterian Church (USA); and
Preparing for ordination to the Office of Minister of the Word and Sacrament of the Presbyterian Church (USA).
Complete the scholarship application that is available at the church’s website: www.stjohnschurch.org. Deadline: Applications and supporting documentation must be received by June 1, 2013. Call the church (775.826.0990) if you have questions.
First Presbyterian Church of Shreveport Louisiana Scholarship
Deadline: applications must be received on or before June 1, 2013
Preferences given to members of First Presbyterian Church then to students of Presbyterian seminaries
Award Amount: range $1,000 – 4,000 (larger awards generally made to students with close relationship with First Presbyterian Church)
Number scholarships/grants: 3-8
Applications may be obtained from the CTS FPO (212 CH)
Students must complete an application and a 2-3 page essay related to: membership decline; and the move to larger numbers of those who are of “none religious affiliation.”
Synod of the Sun 2013-14 Presbyterian Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: Completed application by June 15, 2013
Member of a Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation within the four-state Synod of the Sun area: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas;
Certified as an Inquirer or Candidate under care of the Committee on Preparation for Ministry (COPM) in their presbytery;
Plan to serve the Presbyterian Church (USA) following graduation; and
Full-time student pursuing a Master of Divinity degree (MDiv) at a Presbyterian or Presbyterian-related (by covenant) theological school listed on the "Presbyterian Seminaries" page of the foundation’s website: www.sunfound.org
More about the scholarship can be found at the above website including the on-line application.
The Foundation website: (www.sunfound.org)
Freedom Plains United Presbyterian Church Vocational Scholarships
Deadline: Applications due by June 15, 2013
A limited number of scholarships are available through the First Presbyterian Church, Poughkeepsie, NY. You may pick up an application from the Financial Planning Office at 212 Campbell Hall, 404.687.4582. Please call the FPO at 404.687.4582 if you have questions or concerns.