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Live Poets Society of New Jersey - National High School Poetry Contest

$500

Deadline Varies

Awards Available: 4

  • Scholarship Description
  • All U.S. high school students are eligible to enter the poetry contest. That eligibility is continuous until June 30 of their senior year. Poems must be 20 lines or less (title and spaces between stanzas do not count), unpublished, the sole work of the entrant, and not be entered in any other concurrent contest. Only poems written in the English language can be judged. Foreign phrases are acceptable only with a translation provided. Only one poem per poet may be entered during any 90-day span. Estimated deadlines for each quarterly publication vary. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • P.O. Box 8841
  • Turnersville, NJ 08012
  • entry@highschoolpoetrycontest.com

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Lisa C  on 7/7/2020 12:30:48 PM

I was selected as a topical winner! I never would have thought one of my poems would be published!

Isabela M  on 5/1/2020 12:23:39 PM

I just submitted my poem. So excited that someone else will be reading my work. Even if I don't win the scholarship, I hope I inspired my readers by my craftsmanship somehow.

Prudence Harrington  on 4/27/2020 4:43:44 PM

gonna apply

Omar R  on 4/26/2020 6:28:35 PM

Awesome!

Tegan S  on 3/2/2020 3:43:41 PM

I applied and got selected for topical winners, and my poem will be published in March! I was the most excited I've ever been when I got the email!

Elijah V  on 1/24/2020 1:28:07 PM

I'm going to apply very soon... it's pretty awesome to see that there's scholarships for poets :D

Zion S  on 1/12/2020 5:25:15 PM

applying now

Xiomara G  on 12/24/2019 12:02:57 AM

worth the shot ;)

Jean R  on 12/6/2019 2:56:42 AM

I entered this and made it into their publication. Regardless of the scholarship, being published here looks great on my resume

John M  on 11/15/2019 4:17:59 PM

yaayyy!!!

Iris K  on 11/10/2019 10:40:17 PM

applied!

Azra Y  on 9/29/2019 10:03:41 AM

Easy and simple, blessed for this opportunity, thank you

Elizabeth M  on 6/7/2019 10:25:03 AM

I just entered, waiting on results.

Abigail T  on 5/9/2019 11:14:35 AM

I applied and now I'm just waiting to hear from them!

Malachi B  on 4/28/2019 9:13:09 PM

done!

Sarah R  on 11/27/2018 8:03:50 PM

Poetry has always been my weakest link as I call it, but this is worth a try to get a scholarship.

Lydia Z  on 9/28/2018 4:19:33 PM

Cool!

destiny n  on 5/26/2018 7:28:42 PM

Cant wait to win!!!

Margo M.  on 1/5/2018 10:18:40 PM

I entered this contest a couple of months ago (maybe 2) and my poem was within the top 2% of all poems across the nation that were submitted. My poem won in the "My World" division, and will be published in one of their books. I highly recommend entering this, because it was a lot of fun to be able to write my own poem!

Brendan H  on 12/21/2017 1:42:44 PM

It's always worth a shot!

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