Undergraduate Poetry Scholarship

Undergraduate Poetry Scholarship

1st Place - $1,500

2nd Place - $1,000

3rd Place - $500

These awards are nonrenewable. Undergraduates may reapply.  

  • The competition is open to any undergraduate currently enrolled at Kent State University.
    "Celebrating Our Own" reading
  • The scholarship awards are to Kent State University only. 
  • All entries must be original and unpublished.
  • The poem should be no more than 100 lines long.
  • The poet’s name should not appear on the poem.
  • A cover sheet should be included that lists the poet’s name, address, email and telephone number.  Entries missing any of this required information will not be accepted and will be returned to the poet.
  • Entries must be submitted between January 15, 2020, and April 1, 2020

Submit Online

Direct all questions to Regan Schell at rschell1@kent.edu 

Winners will be notified by May 1, 2019.