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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):

Requirements

  • 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:

Student qualifications

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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)

Contacts: Valerie Knox (vknox@synodsun.com) or Frank Seaman at (franksea@satx.rr.com

 

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.