Eligibility for Participation
Teaching Elders currently serving the Presbyterian Church (USA) in some capacity in one
of these states: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South
Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Commissioned Ruling Elders (CREs) serving a Presbyterian
congregation in these states are also encouraged to apply.
The cross symbols indicate the locations of the 10 approved Presbyterian seminaries. The seminary at Dubuque,
Iowa, is the only Presbyterian institution located within the 13-state region served by the Foundation.