Ray and Cydney Braswell Education Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of Ray and Cydney Braswell to provide scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students seeking certification in elementary education or seeking principal or superintendent certification.


  1. Have graduated from a Denton Independent School District High School;
  2. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education (or its successor) in effect at the time of any award;
  3. Enroll as an undergraduate or graduate student in the University of North Texas College of Education, in one of the following programs for certification that leads to a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education or Superintendent Certification Programs:
    1. Early Childhood through Grade 6
    2. Grades 4 through 8
    3. Principal Certification
    4. Superintendent Certification
  4. Maintain enrollment ad a full-time undergraduate or graduate student unless the scholarship award period is during the first or second semester of Professional Development School (PDS);
  5. Have an undergaduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and and graduate GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.