In-service Pioneras

In-service Pioneras are TWU graduate students who also work as teachers of record in a dual language classroom at one of these Denton ISD schools:

  • Borman Elementary
  • Evers Park Elementary
  • Hodge Elementary
  • Lee Elementary
  • Newton Rayzor Elementary
  • Pecan Creek Elementary
  • Rivera Elementary
  • Wilson Elementary
  • WS Ryan Elementary
  • Ginnings Elementary
  • Gonz├ílez School for Young Children
  • Windle School for Young Children

In-service Pioneras take 3 graduate courses in Spanish. Ten of them will be selected to complete an M.Ed. or a Ph.D. degree.


Teachers currently working in one of the participating schools as teachers of record in a dual language classroom are eligible to apply for this scholarship provided they:

  • are admitted to TWU as non-degree seeking graduate students;
  • have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above;
  • obtain recommendation from their school Principal; and
  • are permanent residents or citizens of the U.S.

Page last updated 12:53 PM, April 4, 2023