Deadline for applications is April 15, 2019

TO:  CWA District 4 Local Presidents

Dear Colleagues:

The Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, administered by the Cleveland Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Application deadline is 5 p.m. EDT, April 15, 2019.  Awards will be announced by June 15, 2019.

The fund was established by a unanimous vote at the 1999 CWA District 4 Meeting in memory of District 4 Vice President Emeritus Robert D. Johnson.  A random drawing is used to select the scholarship awards.  More information is provided on the attached flyer.

Applications must be completed and submitted through the Cleveland Foundation's Scholarship Gateway site.  The website address is:   Information on how to apply for a scholarship is at:

Please make special note of the application deadline date of April 15, 2019, 5 p.m. EDT.  Also, if your Local has not yet met its quota, please let this serve as an important reminder to do so.

If you need further information, do not hesitate to contact Bonnie LaCause in my office.  For questions regarding the online application process, please contact Marvelous Baker (216) 615-7138 or Jane Marquiss (216) 615-7164 at the Cleveland Foundation.  They will be happy to assist you.

In Solidarity,

Linda L. Hinton

Vice President

CWA District 4

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