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Congratulations to the 2017 Scholarship Winners


Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation


Announces Scholarship Recipients 


Dr. Gary S. Eller, President of the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation has announced the recipients of Apollos Scholarship awards for this year, continuing the Foundation tradition of supporting seminary students who are pursuing a Master of Divinity degree and seeking to become ordained pastors in the Presbyterian Church (USA). The Foundation has provided support to seminarians since 1954 and has awarded more than $4 million directly to students.


Apollos Named Scholars



Andrew BowmanAndrew Jared Bowman
Senior at Union Presbyterian Seminary 

Under the care of the Presbytery of Western North Carolina and a member of Black Mountain Church of Black Mountain, North Carolina

It is with profound gratitude that I accept the Eugene C. Dinsmore Scholarship which you have granted to me. I am honored by your acknowledgement and your support. I am pleased to be able to apply this scholarship to my further education 







 Logan EllisLogan Dean Ellis

Middler at University of Dubuque Theological Seminary


Under the care of the Presbytery of Central Nebraska and a member of First Presbyterian Church of Beaver City, Nebraska

Having studied at Hastings College and worshiped at First Presbyterian Church of Hastings, I have seen and witnessed the influence of Dr. Kessler’s legacy of passion for ministry in the church. Thank you for this financial support and your prayers. 







Shawn HarmonShawn Keeney Harmon

Middler at Louisville Presbyterian Seminary


Under the care of Presbytery of Prospect Hill and a member of Frist Presbyterian Church of Lake Park, Iowa

I am accepting the William L. Mulford Scholarship with gratitude. At this point in time, I am discerning a career in urban ministry and mission in the U.S. or in Europe with a partner church of the PC (USA). 








Rosy RobsonRosy Alexandra Robson

Senior at Union Presbyterian Seminary


Under the care of the Presbytery of Western North Carolina and a member of Black Mountain Church of Black Mountain, North Carolina

I am delighted to accept this scholarship. I worked at Montreat Conference Center each summer in college, where God guided me in my discernment, introducing me to different parts of ministry, nudging me to ask questions, seek advice, and explore.  





Gina MeesterRegina Lynn Meester

Middler at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary  


Under the care of Homestead Presbytery and a member of Heritage Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, Nebraska 

Thank you for awarding me the Howard B. Dooley Scholarship. I am very grateful to the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation for granting me this scholarship. I truly appreciate the financial assistance I will receive from this generous scholarship. Thank you again.





Fifteen students were chosen as Apollos Scholars.


Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia

Leslie CoxLeslie Ann Cox: Presbytery of St. Augustine and Memorial Presbyterian Church, St. Augustine, FL 













Glory Elizabeth Cumbow:
 Abingdon Presbytery and Glade Springs Presbyterian Church, Glade Spring, VA




ratliffHannah Elizabeth Ratliff: Heartland Presbytery and Village Presbyterian Church, Prairie Village, KS 







University of  Dubuque Theological Seminary, Dubuque, Iowa 



Christina L. Ennen: Presbytery of Southeastern Illinois and First Presbyterian Church, Greenville, IL 















WegeleAmy Nicole Wegele: Olympia Presbytery and Westminster Presbyterian Church, Chehalis, WA
















Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Louisville,Kentucky




David Lawrence Annett: Presbytery of Cincinnati and Knox Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati, OH

















 Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



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Samantha Taylor Lowery: Presbytery of New York City and Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, NY















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Christopher James Taylor: Presbytery of Coastal Carolina and Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Southern Pines, NC 
















Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey 

AndersonKyle Robert Anderson: Presbytery of Carlisle & Silver Spring Presbyterian Church, Mechanicsburg, PA                


















CalvoZachary Calvo:Seattle Presbytery and Mercer Island Presbyterian Church, Mercer Island, WA  











Daniel Anthony Heath:Presbytery of Charlotte and Covenant Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, NC














Melissa Ashley Martin:Presbytery of New Brunswick and Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton, NJ












San Francisco Theological Seminary



 BrendlerKatie Lynne Brendler: Glacier Presbytery and Chinook Presbyterian Church, Chinook, MT














Ashley Lane Pogue: Presbytery of San Francisco and Valley Presbyterian Church, Portola Valley, CA












Union Presbyterian Seminary




Benjamin Shaw Brannan: Providence Presbytery and Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Rock Hill, SC











 2018 Events

 Winter Pastors' School

Feb 5-8, 2018

Hastings Chapel