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Thomas Merton Poetry of the Sacred Contest

This contest is open to anyone who submits a poem that expresses directly, or indirectly, a sense of the holy or that, by its mode of expression, evokes the sacred. The tone may be religious, prophetic, or contemplative.

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Awarded by:
The Institute for Contemplative Practice
Award Amount:

One first-place award of $500 and three honorable mentions of $100 each. All awards are made on an annual basis and are non-renewable.

Four awards offered annually.
Deadline Info:

This is a poetry contest. Contest information is available on the The Institute for Contemplative Practice website. To enter, the student must write a poem that expresses a sense of the holy, either ... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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Award Amount:$500
Application Deadline: May 01, 2015