May 15, 2019


  • Crimson Education
  • UAE
Competition Certification Skill Building Other


The TAALEM Award is awarded to school and university students through entering a poetry-writing competition which is held annually by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.

Students may enter but writing a poem that does not exceed 32 lines. The poem can be written in either Arabic or English. The competition is segregated into four separate categories which are determined by age groups.

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Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

Ages 8 - 25.



There are a large number of applications for few awards.

Participation Cost


There is low cost per application.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


No specific skills are required but an interest in writing is recommended.

Time Commitment


This varies per applicant.

Application Deadline

2021 competition yet to open.

Application Process Includes

Entrants must be in full-time education and a resident in the UAE.