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Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowships

Poetry Foundation

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Scholarship Overview

These fellowships are awarded to young poets in order to encourage the further writing and study of poetry. To qualify, applicants must be at least 21 years of age and no older than 31 as of April 30, 2017. Applicants also must be US citizens or reside in the US. To apply, applicants must submit an application packet that includes ten pages of poetry.

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Deadline: Apr 30
Average Award: $25,800
Awards Granted: 5
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