APPLICATION FOR OMSC’S RESIDENTIAL STUDY PROGRAM

OMSC welcomes applications from Global Leaders (pastors, church and mission executives, and cross-cultural missionaries), Research Scholars (seminary, college, and university professors, administrators, and PhD candidates in the dissertation phase), and Artists (visual, musical, or literary) from every nation and Christian tradition for a season of sustained study and spiritual renewal. Assignments are generally made for an entire academic year (Sept–May), but short-term options are also available. All applicants must pay a non-refundable Application Fee of $25 USD. Please be aware that submitting an application does not guarantee acceptance.

PRIMARY APPLICANT
Full Name (as it appears on passport) *
Full Name (as it appears on passport)
Middle Name (if applicable)
Date of Birth (as it appears on passport) *
Date of Birth (as it appears on passport)
(City/Province and Country)
Gender *
Title (Check one) *
Telephone
Telephone
Please specify the start date for which you are applying (month/day/year) *
Please specify the start date for which you are applying (month/day/year)
Please specify the end date for which you are applying for (month/day/year) *
Please specify the end date for which you are applying for (month/day/year)
Were you a OMSC resident before? *
Have you participated in a J-1 Visa program as an Exchange Visitor or Dependent in the last 24 months? *
YOUR EDUCATION
Ordained?
YOUR CURRENT WORK
Work telephone
Work telephone
Who will be accompanying you for this program? Please tick all relevant boxes
INTRODUCTION & GOALS
Please send by email for this application a one-to-two page letter in which you provide the following: 1. A brief introduction to yourself, your work, and your primary concerns; and 2. An outline of your hopes, expectations and goals while at OMSC.
YOUR ENGLISH COMPREHENSION (International Applicants)
International applicants must successfully prove English proficiency by: 1. Submitting the results of a recognized English language test (TOEFL or IELTS) 2. Provide signed documentation of successful participation in English language classes from an English language school; or 3. Successfully complete a Skype interview with OMSC.
FAMILY AND HEALTH INFORMATION
Do you or any family members accompanying you have physical limitations that require special accommodations? Explain.
PROMISE TO RETURN TO FIELD OF SERVICE
Provide below a brief written statement of your plans to return to your home country or field of service following your departure from OMSC. Be sure to include the location(s) and intended activity to which you will be returning. Thank you.
I promise that I (and my family) will leave the United States within 30 days of completing the program at OMSC.
Date Signed *
Date Signed