Poetry Out Loud Competition
Sponsored by: National Endowment for the Arts
Applicant must be currently enrolled in high school (grades 9-12, with an exception made for 8th-grade students participating in a 9th- through 12th-grade class). All poems must be selected from the Poetry Out Loud print or online anthology. At the state and national finals, students must have three poems prepared. One must be 25 lines or fewer, and one must be written before the 20th century. The same poem may be used to meet both criteria, and may be the student's third poem.
|Application Deadline||February 1|
|Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest||Contest|
|Awarded every year?||yes|
|Must be repaid?||no|
|Required to attend a specific school?||no|