Poetry Scholarships

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.

Readability Scholarship
Sponsor: Readability
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to student currently enrolled at an accredited college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an original children’s story (fiction, nonfiction, or poetry).

Scholarship Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

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