Jack R. Luskay Memorial Scholarship

2015 Recipient: Jayne Downing

The Jack R. Luskay Memorial Scholarship will send an honoree to the PSLA Conference. Jack R. Luskay helped found the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association. He became the chief designer of its organizational structure and architect for its annual conference. No scholarship could have greater meaning as a lasting memorial to him.

In 2017, a scholarship of $514 will be awarded to be used toward transportation, registration fee, membership dues, and hotel/meal expenses for the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Conference.


In order to apply for this scholarship, a candidate must:

  • Be a practicing or prospective school librarian enrolled in a school library certification program in the state of Pennsylvania (one year minimum residence required).
  • Be able to demonstrate personal or district/organization financial need.

Application Process

The application for the Jack R. Luskay Memorial Scholarship can be accessed on the Pittsburgh Foundation Website: http://www.pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarship/1012
Download the application and fill it out.

Submit Application

Return application with the accompanying documents required by March 14, 2017 to:

The Jack R. Luskay Scholarship

Attn: Jennifer Marino

Scholarship Coordinator

The Pittsburgh Foundation

Five PPG Place, Suite 250

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5414

Direct: 412.394.2649412.394.2649 

Fax: 412.391.5156

Email: marinoj@pghfdn.org

Jack R. Luskay Memorial Scholarship Brochure