2016 Union Plus Scholarships Awarded

The Union Plus scholarship program has awarded $150,000 in scholarships to 104 students representing 32 unions, including six winners from CWA families. The CWA winners are:

  • Iman Abdur-Rahman of Burtonsville, Md. Abdur-Rahman, whose father, Jonathan Abdur-Rahman, is a member of CWA Local 2108, has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship.
  • Gabilis Castillo of Yonkers, N.Y. Castillo, whose mother, Lisette Rodriguez-Castillo, is a member of CWA Local 1032, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship.
  • Skylar Connolly of Fishkill, N.Y. Connolly, whose father, Christopher Connolly, is a member of CWA Local 31003, has been awarded a $750 scholarship.
  • Melody Kosik of Santa Rosa, Calif. Kosik, whose mother, Doris Kosik, is a member of CWA Local 39000, has been awarded a $750 scholarship.
  • Catherine Moran of Northford, Conn. Moran, whose father, Christopher Moran, is a member of CWA Local 1298, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship.
  • Naomi Santa Cruz of Castaic, Calif. Santa Cruz, whose father, Anthony Santa Cruz, is a member of CWA Local 9003, has been awarded a $500 scholarship.

Applications for 2017 scholarships now are available. The deadline is January 31, 2017. Apply online here.