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The Eligible Services List (ESL) for each funding year provides guidance on the eligibility of products and services under the Schools and Libraries Program.
The ESL is organized into five sections that represent the five funding categories established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plus a miscellaneous section that is applicable to multiple categories:
Note: The category of Telecommunications does not appear on program forms. Applicants apply for services listed in the ESL under Telecommunications (1) in Telecommunications Services if the services are provided by a telecommunications carrier and (2) in Internet Access if they are not.
In addition, the following sections are provided:
Only eligible products or services that will be used for educational purposes can be considered for funding. The conditions for eligibility are described in the specific entries of the ESL for each funding year. Services that are not eligible are listed at the end of each category.
All program participants are reminded to review the Special Eligibility Conditions at the end of the ESL in addition to all of the entries applicable to the services or products they are requesting.