Reminder: Union Plus Scholarship Applications are due January 31, 2020.
Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.5 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education.
Over 3,000 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.) See eligibility in the tab below.
Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31 of the scholarship year.
The deadline to apply for Union Plus scholarships is January 31, 2020. Click here for details and the application.
The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation is now taking applications for Scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2020.
The Foundation will award sixteen partial college scholarships of $4,000 for the 2020-2021 school year. 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 solely online for submission on the Foundation’s website here.
Winners will be chosen in a lottery drawing.
The program honors CWAs founding president, Joe Beirne. Read more about the Joe Beirne scholarship program here.
Click here for the online application.