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Applicant Process

The Schools and Libraries (E-rate) Program provides discounts on eligible data transmission services and internet access, internal connections, and managed internal broadband services and equipment for eligible schools and libraries.

Here is a process overview for applicants. These steps will take you through the E-rate Program process and provide you with everything you need to know along the way.

Before You Begin

Before You’re Done