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Avg. Amount Awarded
14
Days
June 1 2024
Application Deadline
N/A
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Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize

Description

Applications are now open for the second annual Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize. The scholarship award is open to college-bound student poets of color currently enrolled in the 12th grade in a California High School. Scholarships will be awarded based on the quality of the poems submitted, and on the ways in which applicants' essays and materials speak to Amanda's commitment to social change through poetry. The poetry contest track is open to student poets of color currently enrolled in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade in a California High School. Two references are required. Please attach 1-3 poems. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Amount Details

$3,000
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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black or American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of California
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: African

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