Nampa, Idaho – On Monday (Nov. 11) College of Western Idaho (CWI) will kick off its second-annual FREE APPLICATION WEEK, waiving the $25 application fee for admissions to CWI. CWI’s Free Application Week, which coincides with Idaho College Application Week, is intended to encourage first-generation and low-income students to take the important first step toward pursuing a college degree or certificate. The application fee will automatically be waived to anyone who submits an application to CWI from Nov. 11 through Nov. 15.
Last year more than 1,100 people took advantage of the free application to advance their education. This year CWI hopes to help even more students explore higher education options and benefits.
As part of Free Application Week, CWI will also host an Admissions Express event at the Nampa Campus Micron Center for Professional Technical Education on Tuesday (Nov. 12) from 4:00-7:30 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will provide additional opportunities to connect with advisors, discover college resources, and meet other students.
For more information on Free Application Week visit www.CollegeOfWhatIf.com.
About the College of Western Idaho:
The College of Western Idaho is a public, open-access, and comprehensive community college committed to providing affordable access to quality teaching and learning opportunities to the residents of its service area in western Idaho. CWI has seven campus locations throughout Southwest Idaho providing higher education and 21st Century technical skills acquisition. The college is dedicated to improving the community’s economic well-being by responding with highly-educated and productive graduates. The foundation for the area’s only community college was created by a supermajority of voters in Ada and Canyon counties on May 22, 2007. For more information about the college, visit www.cwidaho.cc or call (208) 562-3000.