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The Mary T. Seume Award

An annual award of $500 is given by Dr. and Mrs. Frank F. Dingwerth in honor of Mrs. Richard H. Seume, former assistant dean of students for women (1978–85) at Dallas Theological Seminary, to the female master’slevel student in the graduating class who, in the judgment of the faculty, best evidences well-balanced Christian character, scholarship, and promise of effective Christian service.

The Lewis Sperry Chafer Award

An annual award of $500 is given by Dr. and Mrs. Erwin Lutzer on behalf of Mr. Fred R. Hickman in loving memory of Dr. Lewis Sperry Chafer, founder, president, professor of Systematic Theology (1924–52) and editor of Bibliotheca Sacra (1940–52) at Dallas Theological Seminary, to the male master’s-level student in the graduating class who, in the judgment of the faculty because of his well-balanced Christian character, scholarship, and spiritual leadership, best embodies and portrays the ideals of Dallas Theological Seminary.

The John G. Mitchell Award

An annual award of $500 is established by Dr. and Mrs. Howard G. Hendricks in loving memory of Dr. John G. Mitchell, pastor and former vice-president of Multnomah School of the Bible, to the student in the Doctor of Ministry program who demonstrates outstanding scholarship and effectiveness in ministry.

Student Awards

The Emilio Antonio Núñez Award

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An annual award of $500 is given by Dr. and Mrs. J. Ronald Blue in honor of Dr. Emilio Antonio Núñez, distinguished professor at Seminario Teologico Centroamericano (SETECA) in Guatemala City, Guatemala, and noted theologian throughout Latin America, to the graduating student in the Spanish Doctor of Ministry program who demonstrates outstanding scholarship and effectiveness in ministry.

The William M. Anderson Scholarship Award

An annual award of $500 is given in loving memory of Dr. William M. Anderson Jr., one of the founders of Dallas Theological Seminary, member of seminary boards and vice-president of seminary (1924–34), to the student in the Doctor of Philosophy program who maintains the highest standards of excellence throughout the program.

DTS-Houston Awards

The following awards are presented each year during the graduation chapel for Houston students. In order to qualify, the recipient must have completed at least half of his or her studies on the Houston campus.

The DTS-Houston Academic Achievement Award

An annual award of $300 is given by DTSHouston to the master’s-level graduating student on the Houston campus who has demonstrated the highest level of academic achievement at the Houston campus.

The DTS-Houston Servant Award

An annual award of $300 is given by the DTSHouston executive team to the master’s-level graduating student on the Houston campus who has demonstrated outstanding zeal in serving the Houston campus and community in the most recent academic year.

The DTS-Houston Oscar M. López Award for Evangelism and Cross-cultural Ministry

An annual award of $300 is given by Dr. and Mrs. Ken Hanna in honor of Dr. Oscar M. López, Senior Professor Emeritus of Pastoral Ministry at DTS-Houston and missionary with CAM International for over 40 years as a pastor, church planter, and educator, to the graduating student on the Houston campus who demonstrates a calling to and competence in the areas of evangelism and cross-cultural ministry.

NonCommencement Awards The Merrill F. Unger Award in Old Testament

An annual award of $300 is given by Professor and Mrs. Donald R. Glenn in loving memory of Dr. Merrill F. Unger, former professor of Semitics and Old Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary (1948–68), to the master’s-level student who has done the most outstanding work in the Department of Old Testament Studies.

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2019-2020 DTS Catalog  

This 2019–2020 catalog contains degree plans, course descriptions, faculty listings, and the doctrinal statement of Dallas Theological Semin...

2019-2020 DTS Catalog  

This 2019–2020 catalog contains degree plans, course descriptions, faculty listings, and the doctrinal statement of Dallas Theological Semin...