Pioneer Promise

Pioneer Promise guarantees TWU admission to:

  • Denton ISD high school graduates ranked in the top 30% of their junior class
  • Lake Dallas ISD high school graduates in the top 25% of their junior class
  • Little Elm ISD high school graduates in the top 25% of their junior class
Oakley and the Denton courthouse in the background.

Included in the program, TWU provides:

  • $2,000 renewable Pioneer Promise Scholarship awarded to a student chosen by their high school principal. Participating schools include:
    • Denton High School
    • Guyer High School
    • Ryan High School
    • Braswell High School
    • Lake Dallas High School
  • A $1,000 renewable Pioneer Promise Scholarship awarded to a Little Elm High School student chosen by their high school principal
  • College readiness workshops to Denton ISD students, including information on dual credit/Advanced Placement programs, financial aid and scholarships
  • An admissions counselor to serve as an official liaison between Denton high schools and the university
  • Texas Success Initiative (TSI) assessment testing at each Denton ISD high school and at the Denton Advanced Technology Complex at least once during the spring semester
Chancellor Feyten with several TWU students on the Denton campus.

I am so proud to launch this initiative with North Texas high schools because it acknowledges the areas focus on cultivating students who are prepared for success in their academic, professional and personal lives.

TWU Chancellor Carine M. Feyten

To be accepted into the Pioneer Promise program, qualified students need to apply to TWU and submit SAT or ACT scores.

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