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Communications Workers of America AFL-CIO Local 1022

500 State Hwy No. 33W, Room 1B, Millstone Township, NJ 08535 Telephone: (732) 446-2201 FAX: (732) 446-6152
BETH CORNWALL, President AMY T. LAFFERTY, Vice President MICHAEL C. TRAVALI, Secretary-Treasurer

M E M O R A N D U M - No. 01

February 6, 2014

REMINDER CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarships 2014 - 2015 School Years
TO: Members, Stewards
CWA Headquarters in Washington has announced the Joe Beirne Foundation s annual scholarship offerings for 2014 - 2015 school years and is taking applications

online only.
Eligibility: 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. Fifteen partial college scholarships of $3,000 each are being offered for the 2014 2015 school year. Winners, selected in a lottery drawing, also will receive secondyear scholarships of the same amount contingent upon satisfactory academic accomplishment. Part-time students, less than 12 credits, will receive half of the scholarship monies. Read more at:

PLEASE NOTE : that applications will be taken solely online by filling out
and submitting an online application form and an essay at the Foundation s website:
Applications, along with an essay, are being accepted now through the final deadline of April 30, 2014. Early submission of applications is encouraged. Further information about the program can be found at the website. GOOD LUCK! In Unity, MICHAEL C. TRAVALI