Scholarship Opportunities For CWAers And Families

(Did you know Local 4009 awards its own scholarships to eligible Local members and their eligible family members? Read more here.)

Apply for Beirne Foundation Scholarship for 2017-2018

The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation will award 15 partial college scholarships of $3,000 each for two years for academic year 2017-2018. Eligible for the scholarships are CWA members, their spouses, children and grandchildren, including the dependents of retired, laid-off, or deceased members. Applications will be available only online at the Foundation’s websiteFinal deadline for applications is April 29, 2017.

The Beirne scholarship program is made possible by funding from CWA locals. Read more about the program here.

Union Plus Scholarship Applications Due January 31

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. Over 2,700 families have benefited from our commitment to higher education. The Union Plus Scholarship Program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, supported in part by contributions from the provider of the Union Plus Credit Card. (You do not need to be a Union Plus Credit Card holder to apply for this scholarship.)

Complete applications must be received on or before 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on January 31, 2017. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

Learn more and apply here.

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