National High School Poetry Contest

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Award Amount


Application Deadline

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Awarded By

Live Poets Society of New Jersey

Award Amount

Awards are given as follows: $100 to Editor's Choice winners; $500 to Best of Issue winners; and $500 to the poet of the year winner. All awards are non-renewable.


Nine awards offered annually. There will be four Editor's Choice winners (one per quarter), four Best of Issue winners (one per quarter), and one award given to the best poem for the year (announced in August). Students may win multiple awards.

Deadline Info

Entry information is available on the contest website by clicking on the "To Enter" link at the top of the page. To enter this contest, the student must submit a poem of 20 lines or less (title and s ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.