Adam Hearlson, a Ph.D. candidate in homiletics at Princeton Seminary from Newport Beach, California, was one of two students in the United States awarded the “Make a Difference! Doctoral Studies Award” given annually to members of the United Church of Christ engaged in a program of study that prepares them to teach at seminary upon completion of their degree.

Five Princeton Seminary students have been awarded national fellowships by The Fund for Theological Education (FTE), whose mission is to “call and cultivate a new generation of leaders to serve the church and world.”

Master of Divinity students Jeremiah I. Chester from West Palm Beach, Florida, Richard A. DeVries from Nashville, Tennessee, and Nicholas A. Johnson from Irvington, New Jersey, were each awarded a 2010 FTE Congregational Fellowship. Daniel J. Stulac, a Master of Divinity student from St. Louis, Missouri, received a 2010 FTE Ministry Fellowship.

Xavier D. Pickett, a PTS doctoral student from Atlanta, Georgia, received a 2010 FTE Doctoral Fellowship.