Scholarship Winners

Power Poetry has awarded scholarships to awesome poets since 2012. Check out previous scholarship slam winners to be impressed and, hopefully, inspired.

Desire to Inspire Scholarship Slam

Bells of Germany - Jessica Wood


Modern Myths Up Scholarship Slam

Behind the Writhing Hair and Glowing Eyes - Nathan Fulkerson


Glow-Up, Grow Up Scholarship Slam

Earthshine Animal Crackers - Mackenzie Riley


Fight the Fear Scholarship Slam

Here's Looking at You (Kid) - Anna Genda


O Captain, My Captain

The Monster Under My Bed - Piper Cooperrider Young


The Hate U Give (THUG)

Poetry Category: The Fence Between Us - Josselyn Cervantes

Visual Art Category: Voice as Weapon of Choice - Anna Colleen Miller

Film Category: This is America - Tiyee La Mar

Film Category (Secondary): Memories Don't Die - Classroom

Music Category: The Hate U Give THUG Slam - Patriana Vickers


Learn Between the Lines

Poets - Connor Rodenbeck


Life in a Letter

Dear Hunter - Makayla Roberts


Once Upon a Poem

If Only Ursula Were Pretty - Gianelle Gregorio


Because I Love You

Broken Love, Better Love - Quincy Balius


America the Great?!

Dear Mr. America - Madison Heggins


My Year in Poetry

Diem Carpe - Rosalie Joy C. Pira


Feelin' Good

My VoiceAde Olu-Ajeigbe


Greet the Day

Taller and Higher - Justine Ramos


You, Me, and Poetry

Message on the Water - Stephanie Gagnon


All I Need

I Thought it was You, But Now it's Just a Boat - Samantha Mah


I Am...

My World of Different - Margo McManus


Everything is Awesome

Grades Body Moving - Tori Meyer



This Poem Must be Tap Water 'Cause it's Unfiltered - Nina Donovan



Crafty - Cameron Vest


Twist and Shout

Laundry Day - Alexa Vasquez


Slam Behind the Curtain

Bias - Julian Colón


To Be Heard

Spilled Ink - Shiane Salabie


Speak Your Mind

Land of the Free? - Lovette McCloud


One Job...May Change My Life

Healing HandsKeila Buthman


What Would You Change?

5TUD3NT - Cameron Leahy



[there is no such thing] - Sarah Bothner


It's All Up to You

Asians Can't Drive - Lyanne Teopaco


Sh*t You Can't Say to Your Teacher

3.95 - Sierra Lindsay


Why I Write

My Language - Harlyn Juarez


Slam What You Will

Autumn's Child - Teva Mayer


Scholarship Slam on Civil Rights

INTEGRATION - Lauren Coleman


Film Your Voice

Thank You for Taking Me to the Library - Ariana Brown


The Power Poetry Scholarship Slam

Angels Made of Charcoal Outlines - Stephanie Itiola Jones