Jesse C. Swanigan Scholars

The Swanigan Scholars is a two year, educational fellowship program designed to nurture, support, and advocate for women and men of color to gain mid-council executive leadership education in the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Program details and applications for the 2018-2019 class of scholars will be made available April 1, 2018. Please contact Synod Executive Landon Whitsitt for more information.

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The Swanigan Fellowship is named for Ruling Elder Jesse C. Swanigan, longtime commissioner to the SoMA from the Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy. In 2014, Mr. Swanigan served the SoMA as it's Moderator. Mr. Swanigan has also served the broader church as President and Treasurer of the National Black Presbyterian Caucus.