National High School Poetry Contest

All U.S. high school students are eligible to enter this 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 Poems must be 20 lines or less (title and spaces between stanzas do not count), unpublished, the sole work of the entrant, and not be entered in any other concurrent contest.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 are:June 30 for the Fall issueSeptember 30 for the Winter issueDecember 31 for the Spring issueMarch 31 for the Summer issueFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $500
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes