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OMSC RESIDENTIAL STUDY PROGRAM APPLICATION

(ACADEMIC YEAR FROM AUGUST 24, 2020 – MAY 15, 2021)

Beginning with the 2020–2021 academic year, OMSC will be operating our Residential Study Program in our new location at Princeton Theological Seminary. We welcome applications from Global Leaders (pastors, church and mission executives, and cross-cultural missionaries) and Research Scholars (seminary, college, and university professors, administrators, and PhD candidates in the dissertation phase) from every nation and Christian tradition.

Please carefully note the following:

  1. This application window will be opened only from October 1–December 31, 2019.

  2. All applicants must pay a non-refundable fee of $25 USD (after submitting your completed application, you will be led to a secure, encrypted online payment page).

  3. Submitting an application does not guarantee admission.

  4. Applicants will be notified of our decision on their application by Friday, February 14, 2020.

PRIMARY APPLICANT
Including first name, middle name, and family name
Gender *
Date of Birth (as it appears on passport) *
Date of Birth (as it appears on passport)
(City/Province or State/Country)
Title (Check one) *
If you checked "Other," please specify
Beginning with the country code followed by the number: ### ### ### ####
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 an OMSC resident before? *
Have you participated in a J-1 Visa program as an Exchange Visitor or Dependent in the last 24 months? *
EDUCATION
Ordained?
CURRENT WORK
Beginning with the country code followed by the number: ### ### ### ####
ENGLISH COMPETENCY: All primary applicants from countries where English is not the official language must successfully prove English proficiency by: 1) Submitting the results of a recognized English language test (TOEFL or IELTS); 2) Providing signed documentation of successful completion of an English language course from an approved English language school; or 3) Successfully completing a Skype interview with OMSC.
FINANCIAL AID: To help offset some of the costs for a full academic year (September-May) of residency, OMSC may be able to offer some modest scholarship or fellowship assistance to Global Leaders and Research Scholars with demonstrated financial need. Do you plan to apply for financial aid? If you answer yes, we will send you a separate application. *
VISA INFORMATION FORM (International Applicants): In order for us to issue papers for you to apply for the appropriate visas under the U. S. Government's Exchange Visitor Program (J-1 Visa for Primary Applicant and J-2 Visa for Spouses and Dependents), you must complete all of the questions listed below for any family members coming with you to OMSC. List names exactly as they appear on your passports. Those who are accepted into our program will need to submit copies of your passport(s).
SPOUSE
Including first name, middle name, and family name
Gender
Date of Birth
Date of Birth
SPOUSE'S EDUCATION
Ordained?
DEPENDENT CHILDREN (unmarried children under the age of 21 who will accompany you)
Including first name, middle name, and family name
Gender
Date of Birth
Date of Birth
Including first name, middle name, and family name
Gender
Date of Birth
Date of Birth
Including first name, middle name, and family name
Gender
Date of Birth
Date of Birth
I guarantee that I and my family members will leave the United States within 30 days of completing our residency at OMSC. *
Date Signed *
Date Signed