The Pittsburgh Foundation

Jack R. Luskay Memorial Scholarship for Practicing or Prospective School Librarians The Jack Luskay Memorial Scholarship Fund for Practicing or Prospective School Librarians of The Pittsburgh Foundation was created for a practicing or prospective school librarian. The monies are to be used for transportation, registration fee, membership dues, and hotel/meal expenses for the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association conference, held annually.

Average Award $500

Deadline: 3/31/2018

Criteria

  • 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.

How to Apply

  • Complete the essay section of the application.
  • Submit one letter of reference from an individual not related to you, preferably a professional reference. The letter should address 1) The applicant’s general ability; 2) Appraisal of the applicant’s professional ability with examples.
  • Submit proof of financial need, either personally by uploading the most recent 1040 or for the district/organization employed by attaching a signed letter by the district or organization head denoting financial need .

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