10.16.21 — The Western New York Communication Workers of America Council is accepting applications for the 2022 E.J. Mays Scholarship, which is awarded to a CWA member, a CWA member’s child, grandchild or spouse from a participating local in the Western New York Communication Workers of America Council, which includes the Buffalo Newspaper Guild.
The Council will offer 10 scholarships of $1,500 each.
The Council is made up of nine CWA locals and the Retirees Chapter in the eight Western New York counties, and the Mays Scholarships are funded by the annual E.J. Mays Golf Tournament and E.J. Mays Annual Awards and Scholarship Reception.
The 2022 E.J. Mays Scholarship application is now available on the council website; there is both a PDF form and a fillable form that applicants can type into and email without having to print anything.
Applications must be returned to a member’s local for verification by Nov. 9, and will be submitted to the Western New York Communication Workers of America Council through the Buffalo Newspaper Guild by Nov. 15.
The Western New York Communication Workers of America Council will draw scholarship winners by lottery on Nov. 16.
Scholarship application, and to learn more on E.J. Mays, for whom the scholarship is named: https://cwad1.org/cwa-local-1133/ej-mays-scholarship