College Scholarships are available to our members and their families through our parent union, CWA, and through Union Plus.

CWA Joe Beirne Scholarship Program

As members of our parent union, CWA, NewsGuild members, their spouses, children and grandchildren (including dependents of laid-off, retired or deceased CWA members) may apply for this $3,000 scholarship towards undergraduate and graduate education. Applications are accepted each year from November through April. For more information, please visit the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship Program site.

Union Plus Scholarship Program

This competitive scholarship provides one-time cash awards from $500 - $4,000 towards university, college, trade school or technical school. Applications are available mid-June through January. For more information, please visit the Union Plus Scholarship Program site.