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April 30 2021
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CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship Program


Scholarships of $3000 annually to Communication Workers of America members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren (including dependents of laid-off, retired or deceased CWA members). A second-year award is contingent on academic accomplishment of the first year. No specific studies are required. Scholarship winners may pursue whatever courses they wish. Winner chosen by lottery drawing.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: USA or Canada
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with AFL-CIO

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Contact Sue McElroy
Scholarship Committee
Tel: 202-434-0676
Fax: 202-434-1250 Address 501 Third Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001