Library of Congress Literacy Awards


The 2020 application period opens January 13, 2020, and closes midnight, March 6, 2020, EDT.

Download the 2020 application form and instructions:

Please note that the application form is supported in Microsoft Word 2007 and later. The application can be opened in other programs but may lose dropdown functionality. If the dropdowns do not appear, please read the instructions carefully to complete the application correctly. Please contact us at prior to the submission deadline with any questions.

Email two letters of reference and the completed application form, including the five selection criteria statements and your essay, to by midnight, March 6, 2020, EDT.

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