Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowships
Five Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowships in the amount of $15,000 will be awarded to young poets through a national competition sponsored by the Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry. Established in 1989 by the Indianapolis philanthropist Ruth Lilly, the fellowships are intended to encourage the further study and writing of poetry.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens and at least 21 years of age but no older than 31 years of age as of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted by March 31st through our submission website; application materials sent via email or standard mail will not be considered.
The application will be available on our website on February 1st. For detailed application instructions, please visit our website for any questions.