The international Hippocrates Prize for Young Poets, launched in 2012, is for an unpublished poem of up to 50 lines in English on a medical theme.
Entrants may be from anywhere in the world aged 14 to 18 years on the closing date for entries - midnight GMT 31st March, 2013.
The Hippocrates Prize for Young Poets will be judged by poet Clare Pollard who published her first collection of poetry at the age of 19.
This new award offers a prize of £500 for the best poem in English on a medical subject, no longer than 50 lines, by a young poet from anywhere in the world. There will also be ten commendations.