The Christian Leadership Scholarship is awarded by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to new students who have demonstrated exceptional Christian character and leadership abilities as well as proven academic skills. The scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated servant-leadership by giving their lives to serving God in the church, in their schools, and in their communities. This scholarship, funded in part by the annual Russell Perry Free Enterprise Award Dinner, is renewable on a year-by-year basis for a maximum of five years, as you meet the renewal requirements. The scholarship is valid for up to 120 attempted undergraduate hours of college credit including hours transferred from other colleges and universities.

The Christian Leadership Scholarship is a monetary award that shall be applied toward tuition only. This scholarship is a need/merit based scholarship designed only for new, incoming students. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of academic ability, demonstrated Christian leadership, and need. The scholarship committee will evaluate each candidate on the basis of his or her total qualifications. Before being considered for this scholarship, the student must be admitted to Dallas Baptist University.