Recipients

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2022 2021
  • Kamillah Ealom – Mineta Transportation Institute, Masters of Transportation Management – System Service Worker, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
  • Learn more about our 2021 recipient 
2020
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2023 Scholarship Recipient
Catherine Holt -  Florida Polytechnic University, Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering

Catherine Holt was awarded the $2,000 USD, Future of Railroading Scholarship. Catherine is completing her Bachelor of Science degree at Florida Polytechnic University.

"I was overjoyed when I heard the news that I received the LRW’s Future of Railroading Scholarship. Receiving it is a form of support and encouragement to keep following my current path in electrical engineering and the rail industry. Thank you to the League of Railway Women for granting me this!" - Catherine Holt

 

 
2022 Scholarship Recipient
Jessica Harrisson - École de technologie supérieur, Montreal, Bachelor of Civil Engineering

Jessica Harrisson, was awarded the $2,000 USD, Future of Railroading Scholarship. Jessica is completing her Bachelors of Civil Engineering at École de technologie supérieur.

"I am extremely proud to have been selected this year to receive this scholarship. Also, I am especially happy to be able to follow the footsteps of great women before me and to have the opportunity to inspire other women to pursue in the engineering world. A big thank you to the league of railway women for the great opportunity." - Jessica Harrisson

 
 





2021 Scholarship Recipient 
Kamillah Ealom – Masters of Transportation Management, Mineta Transportation Institute – System Service Worker, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)

Kamillah Ealom, was awarded the $1,000 USD, Future of Railroading Scholarship. Kamillah is completing a Masters of Transportation Management at Mineta Transportation Institute and is a System Service Worker for Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART).

“I applied for the LRW Future in Railroading scholarship to help my future career goals in becoming a superintendent in my department at BART,” said Kamillah Ealom.

Read the press release to learn more about our winner
 

 


2020 Scholarship Recipient
Jessica Labrecque – University of Laval, Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering


Jessica Labrecque has been named the winner of the inaugural LRW Future of Railroading Scholarship. Jessica is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering at the University of Laval in Quebec City, Canada and is an intern for the Transportation and Railway Maintenance Department at the Iron Ore Company of Canada. 

“Receiving the LRW Future of Railroading Scholarship is a great source of pride for me and an opportunity to be part of a larger female railway organization than the one I belong to on the North Shore of Quebec,” said winner Jessica Labrecque. “Being a recipient of this scholarship shows that the railroad industry has a lot to offer and I hope it will inspire other women to study and work in the field. I am grateful to the LRW for investing in my future, and for selecting me to receive this award.”

Read the press release to learn more about our winner