Sixteen partial college scholarships of $4,000 each are being offered for the 2019-2020 school year. Final deadline for the 2019-2020 school year is April 30, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. For more information and to complete and submit the application, click here.
The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation was established in October 1974 by the Communications Workers of America Executive Board to honor the name and memory of the founding President of CWA, who served for more than 30 years. In his capacity as the first CWA President, Joe Beirne took gre
at pride in the roles he played in the fields of education and learning and other areas of social concern.
CWA members, their spouses, children and grandchildren (including dependents of laid-off, retired or deceased CWA members) may apply. Applicants must be high school graduates or at least high school students who will graduate during the year in which they apply. Undergraduate and graduate students returning to schooling may also apply. Prior winners may not reapply.