The ProofreadingServices.com High School and University Video Poetry Scholarships

2015–2016 Scholarship Information

Thank you for your interest in applying for a ProofreadingServices.com Video Poetry Scholarship. We created this program to reward talented student poets at the high school and university levels.

  • Applicants will write an original poem in English and perform it in a YouTube video.
  • We will award six scholarships ranging from $100 to $500. Three scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors, and three will be awarded to university students (graduate students and undergraduate students are judged in the same category).

Deadline

  • Submissions must be received by noon (US Eastern time) on February 29, 2016.
  • Winners will be announced in June 2016, and their entries will be posted on our blog for thousands of poetry lovers to view.

Youtube logoCategory 1: High School Seniors

High school seniors (students in their final year of secondary school) anywhere in the world

Awards

  • 1st place: $500
  • 2nd place: $300
  • 3rd place: $100

Guidelines

  • You must write an original poem in English that does not include content that would be considered unacceptable in a school environment. You'll then recite the poem in a YouTube video. There is no minimum or maximum length.
  • Your video cannot contain background music, digital sound effects, or images—only you reciting your 100% original poem.
  • Your YouTube video must be titled “ProofreadingServices.com Poetry Scholarship Entry - [Applicant's First Name]” (please see the scholarship submission form for additional information).
  • More than one entry can be submitted by an applicant (complete a separate application for each submission). 


    Category 2: Undergraduate and Graduate University Students

    Undergraduate and graduate students anywhere in the world

    Awards

    • 1st place: $500
    • 2nd place: $300
    • 3rd place: $100

    Guidelines

    • You must write an original poem in English that does not include content that would be considered unacceptable in a school environment. You'll then recite the poem in a YouTube video. There is no minimum or maximum length.
    • Your video cannot contain background music, digital sound effects, or images—only you reciting your 100% original poem.
    • Your YouTube video must be titled “ProofreadingServices.com Poetry Scholarship Entry - [Applicant's First Name]” (please see the scholarship submission form for additional information).
    • More than one entry can be submitted by an applicant (complete a separate application for each submission).