CWI Impact - Davianne's Story

"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

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.

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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 Student and Scholarship Recipient Liz Driml

Liz Driml's goal of obtaining a GED quickly turned into the goal of earning a two-year degree at CWI.

CWI Student Alicia Anderson

Alicia Anderson, a Liberal Arts major, has been awarded the “LTH Don’t Give Up” Scholarship.

CWI Student Christina Northrop and her son, Milo.

Christina Northrop, who is starting in the CWI Nursing program, received the “LTH Don’t Give Up” Scholarship.

CWI Student Terry Black, Secondary Education/Chemistry

A CWI Foundation scholarship is helping Terry Black pursue his dream of becoming a teacher.

CWI Student Jacqueline Correnti, Horticulture Technology

Horticulture student, Jacqueline Correnti, is honoring the memory of a former classmate through a CWI Foundation scholarship.

CWI Alumni/Student Karee Wilson, Liberal Arts/Nursing

Ever since Karee Wilson was a little girl, she wanted to be a nurse. Born into a family of people who have chosen health care as a profession, becoming a nurse was a natural step. Things were going according to plan, but then life took her a little off track. She found out she was going to...


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