Janice Seagraves Family Foundation and College of Southern Idaho partner with scholarships for students in 10 local counties

TWIN FALLS, Idaho – The Janice Seagraves Family Foundation will partner with the College of Southern Idaho to award $40,000 in scholarships available to high school graduates in 10 southwestern Idaho counties, CSI officials have announced.

Students graduating from high schools in Blaine, Butte, Camas, Cassia, Custer, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, and Twin Falls qualify for the scholarships. Applications are currently being accepted and students can apply through the CSI general scholarship application, which is on the students’ MyCSI account page. A student must be PELL grant eligible and have maintained a 3.0 GPA in high school to be eligible for the scholarship.

High school students who are graduating this spring or current CSI students who graduated from a high school in one of those 10 counties qualify. The scholarships will start in the Fall 2022 semester.

The goal of the scholarships is to help outstanding high school students in the area with their financial needs in higher education.

CSI Foundation Executive Director, Erika Allen shared, “We are honored and thrilled to be partnering with The Janice Seagraves Family Foundation to help area students. These scholarships will make a positive impact on the life of students and our communities. We thank The Janice Seagraves Family Foundation for investing in area students and the College of Southern Idaho, and the benefit it will bring to southwestern Idaho.”

If selected for a scholarship, a student must maintain a full-time class schedule, a 3.0 GPA each semester and meet PELL funding requirement to retain the scholarship.

The Janice Seagraves Family Foundation is a private, nonprofit foundation located in Twin Falls. The foundation focuses on grants to entities in the 10 counties along the Highway 93 corridor from the northern Nevada border to the northern border of Custer County.  Founded in 2001 by Janice Seagraves using some of her Powerball Lottery winnings, the foundation has awarded grants to a variety of organizations around the Magic Valley, seeking innovative ways to help the community.

The College of Southern Idaho, a comprehensive community college, provides quality educational, social, cultural, economic, and workforce development opportunities that meet the diverse needs of the communities it serves. CSI prepares students to lead enriched, productive, and responsible lives in a global society.  CSI shapes the future through its commitment to student success, lifelong learning, and community enrichment

For more information on donations to CSI, contact the CSI Foundation Executive Director Erika Allen at either 208-732-6395 or foundation@csi.edu.

For information on the Janice Seagraves Family Foundation, visit www.seagravesfamilyfoundation.org/home.html and for information on applying to CSI, visit www.csi.edu/apply.

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Erika Allen
Foundation Executive Director
College of Southern Idaho