This scholarship supports graduate students with studies and projects in North America or abroad that are connected with or related to the Irish Room programs.
The endowment was established by Sara Angela Cross in memory of her mother Mary Campbell Cross for the Irish Room Committee Scholarship. Angela was the daughter of Charles Clayton Cross and Mary Campbell Cross. For many years Miss Cross worked as an accountant with Plymouth Oil Co. and other members of the Benedum group. Angela Cross was an active member of the Desk and Derrick Club, the Catholic Business and Professional Club and the Irish Nationality Room Committee at the University of Pittsburgh. She died in 2003.