2013 TRAINING VOUCHER PROGRAM
Local 53 will reimburse members seventy-five percent (75%) or up to a maximum of $2,000.00 for approved training costs and there are no limitations on the number of courses you can attend in a calendar year.
What is NABET-CWA?
Facts At A Glance
NAME.- National Association of Broadcast Employees and
Technicians, the Broadcasting and Cable Television Workers Sector of the Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO
CWA JOE BEIRNE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP:
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 (15) two-year scholarships, to be paid at the rate of $3,000 annually, are awarded each year to applicants from the U.S.A. and Canada. Winners, selected in a lottery drawing, also will receive second-year scholarships of the same amount contingent upon satisfactory academic accomplishment. Part-time students, less than 12 credits, will receive half of the scholarship monies.
Applications are accepted during the months of November through March. Final deadline is April 30, 2013
NABET-CWA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD:
1. The scholarship is open to sons and daughters of active, retired, or deceased members.
2. Applicants must be students in a high school class graduating in 2013.
3. The award supplies $750.00 yearly for four years as a partial payment of tuition or other expenses to the school designated by the winner.
4. Winners must maintain at least a C+ average, or equivalent, during their four years in college and must attend full time.
For the application, click here!
The return date for the preliminary application is March 22, 2013. All applications must be verified by the Local President, in the space provided before mailing to the Sector Office at:
501 Third Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
This is a merit based scholarship. Once the first application has been returned to the NABET-CWA offices, a second application will be mailed to the student. The student must complete the forms and submit a 500-1000 word essay, transcripts, and other supporting materials. Good luck!
NABET-CWA LOCAL 53 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS:
Joseph F. Champa Scholarship Awards rules application
Harold C. Ingels Scholarship Awards rules application
Charles H. Tant Scholarship Awards rules application
Open to sons and daughters of active, retired or deceased members of NABET-CWA Local 53, $1,000 scholarships each per academic year for a maximum of four (4) years. These scholarships are awarded separately by lottery in mid-April. Applicants must be students in a high school class graduating in 2013. Final deadline is April 5, 2013.
Should you need applications for any of the above scholarship awards, please call the Local 53 office at (818)846-0490.