Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation’s mission statement is to seek, develop and support excellence in Christian leadership through Presbyterian Church (USA). In an effort to fulfill that mission, the Foundation extends many financial assistance opportunities for both seminary students beginning their path to church leadership and clergy presently serving congregations and their communities. Perhaps one of these scholarships or grants may ease your way as you follow the course the Lord has set for you.

Apollos Seminary ScholarshipsThe Foundation’s Apollos Program promotes the mission statement by providing financial support to selected students under the care of their presbyteries as an Inquirer or Candidate. These individuals possess qualities of excellence for ministry and are members of a Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation. More information…

Apollos Educational Debt Reduction GrantsIf you still have an outstanding student loan and are ordained clergy currently serving a PC(USA) congregation or ministry in the OPSF 13-state area, you may qualify for an Educational Debt Reduction Grant to ease that burden. More information…

Marilyn A. Jackson Debt Reduction GrantsThe late Marilyn A. Jackson of Center Ridge Presbyterian Church of Red Oak, IA gifted Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation with funds to “Provide support for pastoral leadership to persons who are serving small rural Presbyterian churches, with a preference given to ethnic minority pastors in the following four Synods: Lakes & Prairies, Mid-America, Rocky Mountain and the Sun. More information…

Webinar Scholarships:  Throughout the year, the Foundation, in conjunction with The Presbyterian Outlook magazine, offers scholarships for webinars of interesting and relevant topics for clergy leaders.  More information…

Pastoral Coaching Scholarships: This year a new program is offered to a limited number of pastors and CREs to help improve their lives and service through Professional Pastoral Coaching. More information…

Pastoral Spiritual Direction Scholarships: Many have accessed and benefitted from Spiritual Direction sessions that have been offered at the Summer and Winter Pastors’ Schools. Due to the great interest in this area OPSF has initiated a pilot program offering financial assistance for those involved in Pastoral Spiritual Direction sessions. More information…

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