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This Idaho college aims to give full-ride scholarships to underrepresented students

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2023
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The College of Idaho in Caldwell has formed an endowed scholarship fund for historically underserved students with support from several prominent business leaders in the state. The fund is named the Elgin & Elaine Baylor Opportunity Fund, after the late College of Idaho student and Los Angeles Lakers basketball player Elgin Baylor and his wife, Elaine, a former social worker and one of the first Black students to attend Newcomb College in New Orleans. The private liberal-arts college of 1,100 students seeks to raise $25 million to provide 44 “underrepresented...

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