What Would You Change Scholarship Slam

ABOUT

Imagine you have the power to change any one thing--no matter how big or small. It's a new year, and we're offering a new opportunity for you to tell us what you would change (and why) for your chance to win $1,000 towards your college education.

Would you change something about yourself? Your community? The world? Write a poem (in whatever form and style you choose) and tell us what you would change.

Need ideas? Get inspired with our action and tip guides.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Make sure you're eligible by checking out our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) and the contest rules. Basic requirements? (1) 25 years of age (or younger), (2) a current or former high school student who will attend/is attending college within the U.S. or its territories, and (3) a submitted original poem with the poetry slam tag What Would You Change Scholarship Slam.
  2. Become a Power Poet by registering to be a part of our community. Look at previous winners, Action Guides and other poems for inspiration.
  3. Add an original poem to Power Poetry by April 11, 2014.
  4. Check out our FAQ if you have any questions about the contest.
Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for announcements about this scholarship and be sure to include #WWYC.

 

Partner Twitter: 
@powerpoetry

Submissions

WARNING! Some poems contain explicit language.
Let the sun rain down upon me. Epitomize the light in my weakest points.
7 hours 29 min ago
Now dreamers dream reality complete with the best of intentions, Because optimism IS reality
1 day 4 hours ago
There's one person walking down the road, and another person walks up behind this person, and assaults him.
2 days 21 hours ago