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Poetry Out Loud Competition

$20,000
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Who Can Apply

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.

Requirements

Poetry

High school freshman

High school junior

High school senior

High school sophomore

Availability

Contest

Contact

(202) 682-5400

mail@poetryoutloud.org

Sponsor

National Endowment for the Arts

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