ESCM Application Checklist

Thank you for your interest in Eastern's School of Christian Ministry at Palmer Seminary of Eastern University. The goal of this brief checklist is to make it as clear and simple as possible for you to apply to ESCM. This checklist contains all the instructions you will need. Please note that all materials related to the application process should be mailed, e-mailed or faxed to the ESCM Office at the Seminary. E-mail materials to or fax to 610-649-3834.

In addition to submitting an application, the application process requires the following:

  • Please provide to the ESCM Admissions Office at Palmer Seminary documentation of your previous education (i.e., a copy of a degree, diploma, transcript, etc.)
  • Please download and print out two copies of the reference form (below). Give one reference form to a pastor or church official at the church you attend. Give the other to someone who is associated with a church but is not a family member; You might wish to provide these persons with stamped envelopes addressed to ESCM Admissions, Palmer Theological Seminary, 588 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406.


Reference form (pdf)