Do you enjoy poetry? There is a growing list of scholarships and contests for students who enjoy poetry. All you have to do is submit your own poems. Some have specific requirements while others allow you to submit your favorite piece of original poetry.
Constituting America Contest
Sponsor: Constituting America
Amount: Varied based on class standing
Closing Date: September 17, 2021
Description: Contest is open to K-12 students, college students, law school students, graduate schools students, adults 25 years of age and older, and seniors 65 years of age and older. Contest is about the U.S. Constitution. Each age group has different requirements, so applicants should visit website for details.
Just Poetry Contest
Sponsor: American High School Poets
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.
Poetry Card Contest
Sponsor: Blue Mountain Arts
Amount: Up to $350
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.