$20,000 University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize – 2019

The University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize has been offered annually since 2014. Entries may be submitted from any place in the world and you don’t have to be a previously published poet to enter.

All entrants must be 18 years of age or over when they enter the Prize.The winner will receive AUD$15,000. The runner-up (second-placed poem) will receive AUD$5,000.

$20,000 University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize - 2019

The prize celebrates the enduring significance of poetry to cultures everywhere in the world, and its ongoing and often seminal importance to world literature. It marks the University of Canberra’s commitment to creativity and imagination in all that it does, and builds on the work of the International Poetry Studies Institute in identifying poetry as a highly resilient and sophisticated human activity.

It also builds on the activities of the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research, which conducts wide-ranging research into human creativity and culture.

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Provided By: The University of Canberra

Course: Varies

Award: $20,000

Important details are:

  • The winner will receive AUD$15,000
  • The runner-up (second-placed poem) will receive AUD$5,000
  • Four additional poems will be short-listed

Eligibility:

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • All poems entered for the prize will be single poems that have a maximum length of 50 lines (see the Conditions of Entry for further details)
  • Each entry of a poem will cost AUD$20 if submitted by 11:59pm GMT, 28 February 2019 and AUD$25 if submitted between 1 March and 30 June 2019. There are discounts for students.

Closing Date for Applications: 

  • 30 June 2019

Methods of Applying

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ON HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP

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