The award is being presented as a tribute to the second CWA District 13 International Vice President and the former Secretary-Treasurer of CWA Local 13000. Both of these CWA officers retired in April of 2005.
Vince and Pat both placed a high priority on education. On October 7, 2005, this award was established at Vince & Pat's retirement celebration. The 1st annual award was presented in 2006.
CWA District 2-13's Maisano Scholarship application process for 2023 is now closed and the winners have been announced.
Click here for a list of all scholarship winners since 2006.
All CWA District 2-13 members, their spouses, children and grandchildren (including dependents of laid-off, retired or deceased CWA District 2-13 members) who are or were members in good standing at the time of separation from the Union 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 apply.
One (1) scholarship, to be paid at the rate of $1,000.00, will be awarded to an eligible applicant from the District 2-13 Potomac Region.
One (1) scholarship, to be paid at the rate of $1,000.00, will be awarded to an eligible applicant from the District 2-13 Pennsylvania/Delaware Region.
Applications will be accepted during the months of December through March. Final deadline is March 31st of the year in which the scholarship will be awarded.
The winners will be chosen by lottery drawing, and the winners will be notified before being announced on the website.