Ways to Give

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The Keith Gramann Memorial Scholarship was established in 1984 by close friends and family of the late Keith Gramann. Keith was a social worker for the Boise VA Medical Center. Prior to his passing, Keith was asked to teach a special topics course at Boise State on trauma, stress, and loss based on his many years of experience.
The Lewis (Red) Cotrell Social Work Scholarship Fund was established in 1994. This scholarship seeks to provide support to students studying towards a degree in social work who are either American Indian or have a background working within the American Indian community. The Cotrell Family, who was instrumental in the establishment of this scholarship, named the fund in honor of their father.
The Milt and Maxine Klein Idaho Society for Clinical Social Work Endowed Scholarship was established in 2004. Milt Klein LCSW was the director of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare in the ‘70s and founding president of the Idaho Society for Clinical Social Work. He and his wife were partners in private practice for many years. The fund benefits graduate students enrolled
full-time at Boise State in the School of Social Work.
The Irene Wilcox Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 2004 in honor of the late Irene Wilcox. Irene was the first clinical social worker in the state of Idaho and the founding chair of Boise State’s Social Work Department. She was instrumental in getting the Idaho Legislature to pass 18 bills regarding child welfare. She also helped establish the first mental health clinic in Boise, where patients were seen without charge.
The Dan Huff Memorial Scholarship Fund in Social Work was established in 2011 to honor the memory of long-time social work professor, Dan Huff. Dan was one of the school’s very first professors and an important fixture within the department and the community for over 40 years. His skill as an educator and mentor was greatly valued and appreciated by the decades of students who learned under his tutelage
The Troy and Georgia Potter Scholarship for the School of Social Work was established in November 2017. Troy and Georgia Potter spent their lives in ministry and service to those in need. While they did not lead lives of privilege themselves, they took joy in graciously giving to others. They were loving, compassionate, and hospitable to all they knew. They were devoted to their family and consistently made sacrifices so their children and grandchildren could have opportunities they never had. The Donors established this scholarship in their honor to assist students pursuing a social work career supporting vulnerable people in need of empowerment, compassion, and support.
The Raymond Mullenax Social Work Endowed Scholarship was established in May 2018 by Raymond Mullenax, a Clinical Associate Professor for the School of Social Work. The Donor has chosen to support the Master of Social Work students who are enrolled in the Boise State main campus MSW program. The Donor created this scholarship as a way to give back to students seeking to make a difference with clients through the profession of social work. By providing financial
assistance through this scholarship, he hopes to assist other MSW students in their pursuit of education and future careers as social workers.
The Amerigroup Washington Online Master’s of Social Work Scholarship was established in 2018. The Donor wishes to address workforce capacity issues as identified in the State of Washington Healthcare Authority RFP for Integrated Managed Care. Amerigroup Washington seeks to increase behavioral health access to care through the creation of a scholarship intended to ease the financial burden and increase the likelihood of students pursuing an advanced degree in Social Work. The Donor is specifically focused on increasing the behavioral health workforce in rural areas of Washington State.
Saint Alphonsus Trinity Scholarship was established in 2013. Investing in local communities is critically important to the St. Alphonsus' mission throughout the Saint Alphonsus Health System and to its parent company Trinity Health. Trinity Health offers a Community Investment Program which is designed to assist communities to improve the health of people living in the service area of its member hospitals. In 2011, the Boise State University Foundation entered into an agreement with Saint Alphonsus Health System as a participant in Trinity Health's Community Investment Program. The program provides a low-cost loan to the Foundation for a specified number of years.