Jack R. Luskay Memorial Scholarship

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.

2018 Recipient: Alyssa Daney

 Alyssa Daney with Celeste Nalwasky

An average scholarship award of $500 will be used for transportation, registration fee, membership dues, and hotel/meal expenses for the annual Pennsylvania School Librarians Association conference.


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

  • Reside in Pennsylvania for at least one year.
  • Plan to attend the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association conference, held annually.
  • Be a practicing or prospective school librarian enrolled in a school library certification program in the State of Pennsylvania.

Jack R. Luskay Scholarship brochure

Application Process

The application for the Jack R. Luskay Memorial Scholarship can be accessed on the Pittsburgh Foundation Website.  Application deadline is 2/15/2019.