It's rare that we hear of #YOLO and "classy" in the same sentence. After all, they are total opposites...right? At Power Poetry, we think It's time to class up #YOLO, so we're launching a new scholarship slam called #YOWO: You Only Write Once (for this scholarship slam).
Of course we hope you won't ONLY write once! By #YOWO, we mean you should make your words count. Write about anything in your life, school, community, country or the world that matters to you. This is about being heard--for the chance to win $1,000 for your education.
HOW TO APPLY
- 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 You Only Write Once Scholarship Slam.
- Become a Power Poet by registering to be a part of our community. Look at previous winners, Action Guides and other poems for inspiration.
- Add an original poem to Power Poetry by January 31, 2014.
- 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 include #YOWO for brownie points).