Resources in Applications

Season of Service Application

Financial Aid for Service provides debt assistance to members of the Presbyterian Church USA serving Presbyterian Church USA organizations. This includes lay members, Commissioned Ruling Elders/Commissioned Pastors seeking credentials for ordered ministry and candidates certified ready to receive a call. Participants may receive up to $250 of assistance with student loan payments for up to… Read more »

Manual of Administrative Operations

A guide for applying for Mission Program Grants. Looking for the grant applications? You can find information and links to applications for the Seed Grant, Investment Grant, Growth Grant, Health Insurance Grant, Sam and Helen R. Walton Award and the Presbytery Grant for Congregational Transformation all on the Mission Program Grants page.

What’s Next Supplemental Grant

Students who have previously received the National Presbyterian College Scholarship or the Season of Service scholarships may apply for this supplemental grant to help cover additional expenses.

Young Women’s Ministries Supplemental Award for Undergraduate Women

Financial Aid for Service and Young Women’s Ministries are collaborating to offer women participating in the National Presbyterian College Scholarship and Student Opportunity Scholarship a chance to apply for an additional $1,000 supplemental award sponsored by Young Women’s Ministries.

Transformational Leadership Debt Assistance

The Transformational Leadership Debt Assistance is seeking up to 50 culturally proficient, adaptive and innovative, critically thinking and emotionally intelligent Christ-like pastors called to serve where they are needed to lead small PC(USA) congregations or emerging worshiping communities. The goal is to help reduce educational debt acquired by seminary graduates called to minister to communities… Read more »

Native American Education Grant Application

The Native American Education Grant was created for Native American and Alaska natives pursuing full-time postsecondary education attending a college or university in the U.S.A. We invite applications from students of all tribal backgrounds; however, 55% of the funds supporting this program are donor restricted to members of the following tribes: Hopi, Pima, Papago, Tohono… Read more »

Mariners Family Ministry Grant Application

The Presbyterian Mariners Family Ministry Grant is awarded on a funds available basis to eligible applicants through Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations, church organizations, or Presbyteries. Projects eligible for consideration will create or redesign opportunities for family ministry in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Successful projects will propose ways to encourage, nurture, and strengthen family ministry and… Read more »

Form 5A – Application to be Enrolled by Presbytery as a Candidate

To be completed initially by the inquirer seeking to be advanced to candidacy. The recommendations of the session and the committee/commission overseeing preparation for ministry along with the action taken by the presbytery are recorded on this form.

Form 2C – Report of Initial Consultation

In addition to formulating its recommendation to the presbytery to enroll the applicant as an Inquirer, the Committee on Preparation for Ministry should also establish goals for the first year the new inquirer will be under care. This form records the growth objectives agreed to by the new inquirer and the CPM. The completed report… Read more »