Thank you for your interest in The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards!
You will receive a confirmation email once your application has been submitted.
note: you may save and close your application at any time before
submitting. Once you submit your application, you may no longer make
to your application. This includes attaching essays, videos, or audio files.
The submission deadline is Sunday, December 31st,
2017, 11:59 p.m. EST.
Please visit the Kennedy Center website
for application information and instructions.
Guidelines for Nominators:
-Nominators must be at least 18 years of age
-Nominators must have been the Nominee’s student; no
nominations by peers, parents of students, etc., will be accepted.
-Nominators must no longer be enrolled in the school where the
Nominee was their teacher.
-Nominator must provide adequate contact information for us to
be able to reach the teacher being nominated.
Guidelines for Nominees:
Nominees must be legal residents of the United States. Nominees
for posthumous awards must have legal residents of the United States
-Nominees must teach or have taught in a K-12 school, or
college, or university in the United States.
-Teachers of all grade levels and subject areas are eligible.