Throughout the years, Phi Kappa Zeta has held various literary competitions with the goal of promoting literacy, recognizing unique talent, and offering scholarships to young Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. 

We are excited to announce our collaboration with Gallaudet University Youth Programs in hosting our 2nd annual National Literary Competition! The purpose of the competition is to give Deaf and Hard of Hearing students the opportunity to showcase their written English and ASL skills, as well as to instill pride and ownership in their work.

Contestants must be Deaf or Hard of Hearing, and currently enrolled in the 2nd through 12th grades.

To download the 2018 National Literary Competition Rules & Guidelines, click HERE.

To register & submit, click HERE.

Winners and honorable mentions will be posted on the social media pages and websites of Gallaudet University and Phi Kappa Zeta. 1st place winners of each category will receive a $100 check and runner-ups of each category will receive a $50 check from Phi Kappa Zeta. One grand prize winner across all divisions and categories will be invited to Gallaudet on an all-expenses paid trip.

All registrations and submissions will be accepted between December 1 - 15, 2017. Winners will be announced in January 2018.

For more information, please contact youthprograms@gallaudet.edu. 

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