National Federation of State Poetry Societies’ College Undergraduate Poetry (CUP) Competition

🏆 Available: 2
💰 $500
⏳ 01/31

Last year this scholarship received 60 applicant(s). $1,000 was awarded to 2 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Open to students enrolled in a degree program at an accredited U.S. college or university. Awards $500 plus publication and 75 complimentary chapbooks marketed on Winners get invitation, travel stipend of $300 to attend convention, and convention perks to read their work at NFSPS Annual Convention. Online submission of titled manuscript containing exactly ten original poems. For more information, visit NFSPS website at

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Entry in a contest required
  • Application fee required

How To Apply

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Donor: National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS)

A nonprofit educational and literary organization that recognizes the importance of poetry in the culture. It is dedicated to the furtherance of poetry and serves to unite poets in fellowship and understanding.