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  • Home Page for the Omaha Presbyterian Foundation web site.
  • Page where supporters of Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foudation can make donations using paypal
  • Director-and-Adjunct-Faculty.html
  • Hastings College and Hastings, Nebraska
  • 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 - formerly CLPs) serving a Presbyterian congregation in these states are also encouraged to apply.
  • Teaching Elders who have not previously attended receive priority for scholarships. Other participants are awarded according to a ranking based on their last year of attendance. Priority is given to pastors in active service.
  • Accommodations will be provided for couples only where both husband and wife are serving the Presbyterian Church (USA) and both applications are accepted.
  • Travel costs are the responsibilities of each participant. Limited travel grants are available to participants from outlying states upon written request.
  • School for Pastors Photos
  • School for Pastors Testimonials
  • The Foundation provides scholarships to gifted students in any of the ten Presbyterian Church (USA) seminaries.
  • The Apollos Program derives its name from the young man from Alexandria who was fervent in the scriptures and eloquent in proclaiming the gospel but who needed additional education. Fortunately, he had two friends who were interested in helping him. They arranged for his further education so that he could proclaim the whole truth (Acts 18:24-26).
  • Five scholarships honor outstanding leaders who preserved the assets of the Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Omaha and promoted its mission of education for clergy in the Presbyterian Church (USA).
  • Apollos Scholarship applicants must be: 1. A member of a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). 2. Under the care of a Presbytery as an Inquirer/Candidate. 3. Possess qualities of excellence for ministry. 4. Accepted or registered in the Master of Divinity degree program at one of the Presbyterian Seminaries for the fall semester.
  • Apollos Application
  • Annual Apollos award: Maximum of $3,000 per year with a maximum total of $9,000 over a three-year enrollment in a Master of Divinity degree program. Named scholarships are awarded with an annual maximum of $6000 and a total maximum of $18,000 over a three-year enrollment in a Master of Divinity degree program.
  • This questionnaire is to be completed by references for those seminary students applying for Apollos scholarships. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all reference questionnaires are submitted.
  • This form is submitted by those who have received an Apollos scholarship to indicate ordination and call information to the foundation office.
  • A brainchild of Des Moines Presbytery's SW Regonal Partnership designed to help equip teaching elders and/or commissioned ruling elders to serve in small churches.
  • Annual Scholarship Announcements
  • D.Min.-Scholarship-Assistance-Award.html
  • Continuing Education Program Grants have been awarded by the Foundation to Presbyterian planning groups in its 13-state region since 1972. Teaching Elders, Commissioned Ruling Elders (CREs - formerly CLPs) and Lay Leaders greatly benefit from lifelong learning events which are located in their Presbytery or state.
  • A list of OPSF publications for download.

 Summer Pastors' School 
June 4-9, 2017 

Hastings Hazelrigg




2018 Events

 Winter Pastors' School
Feb 5-8, 2018

Hastings Chapel