Scholarships

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"We believe education is a key stepping stone in advancing your career. We know that education beyond high school is a serious accomplishment that needs to be achieved if you want a professional or technical career. That is why we fund scholarships to folks who need assistance."
-Gary Multanen, Best Bath Systems, Inc

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CWIF Scholarship

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CWIF Scholarship

College of Western Idaho (CWI) is a community college committed to accessibility and inclusiveness facilitated by open admissions and low tuition for everyone regardless of previous academic experience and financial status. Giving to the College of Western Idaho Foundation (CWIF) Scholarship makes a profound impact on the life and career of a student at CWI.

Support a Current Scholarship

1. Browse CWI Scholarships

  • Find the perfect scholarship and take note of the name

2. Give Now

  • Enter the name of the scholarship in the fund "Designation" area

To learn more about our existing scholarships, contact the Scholarship Coordinator at scholarships@cwidaho.cc or 208.562.3507 to discuss criteria.

Create a Scholarship

Start Your Scholarship

You can create a scholarship with a minimum gift of $500. Scholarships can be awarded based on a donor's interest in a specific program, financial need, specific student background, etc.

Questions about establishing a new scholarship? Contact the Scholarship Coordinator at scholarships@cwidaho.cc or 208.562.3507.

Reasons to Support Scholarship Donations:

  • 74 percent of CWI students receive some form of grant or scholarship
  • By 2018, 61 percent of jobs in Idaho will require postsecondary education
  • The lifetime earning potential for those with an associate’s degree is nearly one-third more than those with a high school diploma
  • Your donation is tax deductible
  • CWI tuition is nearly half the cost of four-year universities – your money goes farther here!

We Have Two Types of Scholarships:

  • Annual Scholarships are distributed every year until all funds are distributed in their entirety.
  • Endowed Scholarships are established to provide scholarships that will last year after year. The principal is invested, and the interest accrued is then disbursed as scholarships based on the donor's criteria.

There are Various Factors for Scholarships:

  • Need Based - students in need of financial assistance
  • Program Based - students in a specific program
  • Merit Based - students with a high GPA

Scholarship News and Blogs

CWI returns to the Steelheads for year four with a new SCORE Big Scholarship.

There are currently over 30 scholarship opportunities available to students in CWI’s academic and career-technical programs.

CWI Student and Scholarship Recipient Stuart Tice

CWI Agriculture Science major Stuart Tice is being rewarded thanks to a generous donation from a fellow student.

CWI Student and Scholarship Donor Mitch Coats

A CWI student becomes the first to invest in a fellow student through the CWI Foundation, creating a scholarship to inspire others.

CWI Alumni and Scholarship Recipient Jayme Thomas, 2016

For as long as Jayme Thomas can remember, she knew she wanted to work in medicine. Through CWI, her dream has finally come true.

When Amy Shore graduated from high school, she chose the route many others do. She joined the U.S. Army with future plans to go to college. She ended up meeting her husband at her first duty station in Upstate New York and motherhood soon followed. A few years in to her job as a military...

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*Gifts made to the CWI Foundation are tax deductible (Tax ID# 27-1159705) to the full extent allowed by law. Consult your tax professional for advice on your personal tax situation.


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