Union Scholarship Application

Scholarships Available for Local 1170 Members

Flavin Memorial Scholarship


CWA Local 1170 members and retirees, their spouses, children and grandchildren are eligible to apply for a $500 college scholarship.

Download the application below or call the Union Hall at 585-647-1170 for more information.

Applications are due by July 15th of each year.


Flavin Scholarship Application

Joe Beirne Scholarship

About the Scholarship

Sixteen partial college scholarships of $4,000 each are being offered for the 2024-2025 school year. 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.

Eligible for the awards are CWA members and their spouses, children and grandchildren, including those of retired or deceased members.


Applications are accepted during the months of November through April. Final deadline for the 2024-2025 school year is April 30, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.




Forms & Downloads

Flavin Scholarship Application
Download File
Flavin Scholarship Flyer
Download File
Joe Beirne CWA National Scholarship
Download File

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