You may qualify for the Marilyn A. Jackson Grant to assist with Debt Reduction if you are…
Ordained clergy currently serving in a PC(USA) congregation or ministry in the OPSF 13 state region** and have current validated student loan debt amount equal to or greater than amount awarded.
Per Mrs. Jackson’s bequeath request, preference will be given to those serving small rural churches, are racially/ethnic diverse or of female gender.
To apply please complete the following required forms no later than September 30, 2017.
1. Marilyn A. Jackson Grant Instructions and Application
2. Request for Loan Verification from your lending institution
3. Request for Income Verification from your current employer
4. Letter of Recommendation from one of the following persons: your Presbyter, Stated Clerk or Clerk of Session of your current church.***
***If you have been an Apollos Scholar in the past, the letter of recommendation is not necessary.
All required forms and recommendation must be completed in full and returned to Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation no later than SEPTEMBER 30th of the application year. Save/download a copy of each form to your personal computer.
** Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming