The Lincoln Award is given to the book from that year’s master list that earns the highest
number of student votes.
For a book to reach the master list, adult and young adult fiction and nonfiction titles must
be nominated by teachers or librarians and vetted by the nominations committee. While the popularity of a particular title is important, the overall quality of the work is of primary
importance. Each year, a panel of high school librarians, teachers, public librarians and
students determine the final master list of twenty titles.
Registered schools promote these books, and students who have read four or more titles
are eligible to vote. See the calendar for the award timeline and register today!
This program encourages teens to read for pleasure and to become lifelong readers. Named after former President Abraham Lincoln, an avid reader and noted author, the Lincoln Award is sponsored by AISLE and administered by the steering committee.
College Board is a mission-driven organization representing over 6000 of the world’s leading colleges, schools, and other educational organizations.
Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid is the largest provider of financial aid for college in the U.S. Understand aid, apply for aid, and manage your student loans today.
Local Scholarship Opportunities