Past Scholarship Recipients

The Junior League of Pittsburgh’s scholarship program recognizes female students who are excelling inside and outside of the classroom. Applicants served as active volunteers, completing at least 100 hours of community service during their academic careers.

Junior League of Pittsburgh Scholarship Past Recipients

  • 1990: Samantha Garlick, Perry Traditional Academy
  • 1991: Melissa Haas, Taylor-Alderdice High School
  • 1992: Michelle Phelan, North Allegheny High School
  • 1993: Megan Rogan, Penn Hills High School
  • 1994: Kara Maris Csargich, Quaker Valley High School
  • 1995: Jessica Gainer
  • 1997: Elizabeth Moretti, Springdale High School; Duquesne University
  • 1998: Ellen Gray
  • 1999: Patricia Thomas, Schenley High School; Duquesne University
  • 2000: Rebecca Schenck, Denison University
  • 2001: Jessica Buck, Allegheny College
  • 2002: Emily Carr, West Allegheny HS; Eastern Pennsylvania University
  • 2003: Amy Reisner
  • 2004: Jessica Tattershall
  • 2005: Erin Moran, Baldwin High School; John Carroll University
  • 2006: Melinda Gorentz, Highlands High School; University of Pittsburgh
  • 2007: Melissa McKinney, Grove City College
  • 2008: Lauren Zammerilla, University of Pittsburgh
  • 2009: Anna Jon Sabo, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2010: Victoria Mikulan, Shaler Area High School; Robert Morris University
  • 2011: Darya Fischbach, Allderdice High School;Washington University in St. Louis
  • 2012: Jacqueline Clarke, Barack Obama Academy of Intl. Studies; Howard University
  • 2013: Samantha Wilczynski, Deer Lakes HS; University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
  • 2014: Tori Hill, Propel Andrew Street High School; Slippery Rock University
  • 2015: Lauren Linkowski, Mount Lebanon High School; University of Georgia
  • 2016: Claire Dougherty, Mount Lebanon High School; Dartmouth College
  • 2018: Megan McElhaney, University of Pittsburgh

Rae Watson Scholarship

Awarded for three years in memory of our beloved Wear After Shop employee.

  • 1994, Asia Loar, Morgan State University
  • 1995: Nicole Patrick, Robert Morris College
  • 1997: Megan Ruane, Penn Hills High School; community college