In September of 2016 the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board approved an action to no longer provide loans to students. The substance of the action recognized that private educational loans were no longer advantageous to students who might become eligible for Public Service Loan Assistance, and directed the Presbyterian Mission Agency to shift to debt assistance for church professionals unable to participate in Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
Current Borrowers of Student and Parent Loans
The Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation services Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) loans. If you have questions about the status of your loan, please contact our servicer at www.thestudentloanpeople.com. If you are a student loan borrower currently serving in a part-time and/or temporary call or a New Worshiping Community, contact Melonee Tubb at 502-569-5922 immediately. You may be eligible for loan forgiveness.
Loan Forgiveness Programs
Loan Forgiveness for Pastors
Loan repayment assistance for pastors of small PC(USA) congregations and emerging worshiping communities engaged in a part-time and/or temporary pastoral position. (Formerly, Theological Student Loan/Loan Forgiveness Program)
Season of Service Loan Assistance
Loan repayment assistance for Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members engaged as volunteers and temporary or part-time mission work in support of a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) ministry, related camp or conference center, congregation, or new worshiping community.
Agnes and Dorothy Marschner Grant
Provides up to $35,000 annually to up to two Presbyterian women per year serving as practicing physicians in the mission field.
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