Scholarship Opportunities for CWA Members

CWA Joe Beirne Scholarship

The application for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation’s 2021-2022 Scholarship is now available. The online application can be found here. Eligible are CWA members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren (including those of laid-off, retired, or deceased members) planning for college studies.

Winners will be chosen in a lottery drawing. Final deadline for applications is 11:59 p.m., EDT, April 30, 2021. For more information, and to fill out and submit the application form, visit

Essex County Labor Scholarship Application 2021

The application for the Essex-West Hudson Labor Council is now available. To be eligible for an Award, the recipient must be a High School Senior and be accepted at an accredited college or accredited post-high school education program. The guardian must be a member of a local union affiliated with the Essex-West Hudson Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO.

The application deadline is April 15, 2021. For more information and to download the application, click here.