Do you love poetry? The poetry is a verbal composition designed to convey experiences, ideas or emotions in a vivid and imaginative way, characterized by the use of language chosen. We have compiled a list of ongoing poetry scholarships for amateurs, students, poets, and writers.
Put your talent to good use and check out these poetry scholarships that are intended for high school students, college students, undergraduates and graduate students. There are a variety of scholarships available that are funded by many organizations, foundations, and universities.
In our list, there given scholarships provide award range from $500 to $25,800. Some scholarships cover full tuition fees, a monthly stipend, and other awards. So go ahead if you find yourself to be eligible, don’t waste your time and Apply today!
Slipstream Poetry Contest
The Slipstream Press is glad to offer the Slipstream Poetry Contest Program for international and U.S. students. The undergraduate and graduate program is available to high school senior or older. Applicable must have an interest in writing poetry. Winner will get $1,000 award worth.
Provided By: Slipstream Press
Course: Degree courses
Eligibility: International Students
Deadline: December 01, 2017.
Apply Now: http://www.slipstreampress.org/contest.html
Just Poetry Scholarship
Just Poetry the National Poetry Quarterly is just for the American High School Poet and the American High School Poetry Teacher. Just Poetry is offering the scholarship program for U.S. high school students. The Easterday Poetry Award of a $500.00 college scholarship. In addition, there will be 4 “Best of Issue” Winners ($500 scholarship prize, 1 selected each quarter) and 4 Editor’s Choice Selections ($100 scholarship prize, 1 selected each quarter).
Provided By: Just Poetry the National Poetry Quarterly
Course: High school course
Award: Total $1,100
Eligibility: All U.S. high school students
Deadline: September 30 for the winter and December 31 for the Spring
Apply Now: http://www.justpoetry.org/submissions
The Poetry Card Contest
The Blue Mountain Arts, Inc. is pleased to announce its thirtieth (30th) Biannual Poetry Card Contest. The contest is open to everyone expects an employee of Blue Mountain Arts, Inc. and their family. 1st prize: $350, 2nd prize: $200, and 3rd prize: $100
Provided By: The Blue Mountain Arts, Inc.
Eligibility: Anyone in U.S.
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Apply Now: http://www.sps.com/poetry/
Autumn House Poetry Contest
The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) offers three annual scholarships to emerging writers who wish to attend a writers’ conference, center, festival, retreat, or residency. Three winners will each receive a $2,500 scholarship to attend a WC&C member program. The prizes are applied to fees for winners to attend one of the member programs in AWP’s Directory of Conferences & Centers.
Provided By: Association of Writers & Writing Programs
Award: $2,500 each year
Eligibility: Emerging writers
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Apply Now: http://www.autumnhouse.org/contest-submissions/poetry/
Norman Mailer Award Competition
The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTC) is now offering five Award Competitions. These programs are open to full-time students who are enrolled in two-year colleges, junior colleges, and technical colleges. In each award- One winner will receive a cash award of $2,500 at a special award ceremony.
Provided By: National Council of Teachers of English (NCTC)
Course: Multiple courses
Eligibility: College students
Deadline: Applications will open on March 1, 2018.
Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship
The Poetry Foundation is excited to announce Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship Program for the candidates who are aged between 21 to 31 years. Applicants must reside in the U.S. or be U.S. citizens. Five Fellowships in the amount of $25,800 each will be awarded to young poets in the U.S.
Provided By: The Poetry Foundation
Award: $25,800 each.
Eligibility: Be U.S. citizens
Deadline: Submissions for the 2018 fellowships will open around March 1, 2018.
Apply Now: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/foundation/prizes-fellowship
The Beau J. Boudreaux Poetry Award
The “USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences” is very glad to announce the “Beau J. Boudreaux Poetry Award”. The award is available to graduating seniors who intend to pursue a career in writing or have a creative writing major with an emphasis in poetry. Award amount may vary according to the provider.
Provided By: The “USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences”
Course: Degree course
Eligibility: Graduating seniors
Deadline: Applications will open in January 2018.
Apply Now: https://dornsife.usc.edu/other-scholarship-descriptions/#boudreaux
Princeton University Poetry Contest for High School Students
The Program in Creative Writing’s Princeton University Poetry Contest for High School Students recognizes outstanding work by student writers in the 11th grade. First Prize will be $500, Second Prize will be of $250 and Third Prize of $100.
Provided By: Princeton University
Course: Multiple courses
Award: $850 total
Eligibility: High School Students
Deadline: November 27, 2017
Apply Now: http://arts.princeton.edu/about/opportunities/high-school-contests/poetry-contest/
Sydney University Literary Prize
Sydney University is proud to announce Literary Prize. Applicants who graduated from The University of Sydney within two years or less are eligible to apply. Winning candidates will receive financial help. The university will provide total $15,400 in 8 scholarships
Provided By: Sydney University
Course: Degree courses
Award: Total $15,400
Eligibility: Undergraduates and graduate students
The Emerging Writer Awards
The Key West Literary Seminar is now offering three Emerging Writer Awards (The Marianne Russo Award, the Scotti Merrill Memorial Award, and the Cecelia Joyce Johnson Award). Poets and writers of any age who live in the United States and have not yet published a book with a major publisher are eligible to apply. Winners receive full tuition support for our January Seminar and Workshop Program, round-trip airfare, lodging, a $500 honorarium, and the opportunity to appear on stage during the Seminar. Runners-up for each award will also be offered financial assistance packages.
Provided By: Key West Literary Seminar
Award: $500 with other benefits
Eligibility: Poets and writers of any age who live in the United States