Fall 2017 International Photo Contest

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October 12, 2017

Photo Contest Opens at on Thursday, October 12th and closes at 5PM, October 27th

• Eligible undergraduate students must have participated in study abroad during one the following semesters and must be on campus this Fall 2017 semester: Academic Year 2016, Fall 2016, Summer 2017, Spring 2017

*** Students who are currently abroad are not eligible to submit photos to the OSA photo contest.  Your time will be next fall, so get your photos ready!

 

• All photos must have been taken by or include the student submitting them.
• Entries and submitted photos become property of GW.  By submitting your photograph(s), you permit GW’s Office for Study Abroad to use your photo(s) to promote our programs in any and all media. 

Photo Quality: Photos submitted must be original, high quality photos taken from a camera or iPhone.  Photos that have been edited will not be accepted. We will only accept jpg files.

Categories:
1. Cityscapes and Landscapes – Photos of animals, natural landscapes, buildings, city views, etc.
2. World Cultures – Photos of cultural aspects of your host country or travel destinations
3. #Selfie – Show us your best front-facing camera shot! 

To Enter:
You may submit only one photo per category. There are three categories total.  

Please e-mail your best shot(s) to studyabr@gwu.edu with the subject line, “OSA PHOTO CONTEST SUBMISSION_ YOURFULL NAME_CATEGORY.”  

In the body of the message, please fill in the following:

Photo Title:

Brief Description of the moment the photo was taken (2-3 sentences):
Category:
Full Name of student:
Program Name:
Program Location:
Semester and Year the Photo Was Taken:

Your photo files should be named with the following information:  Last Name_Categorey.jpg. 
For example:   Smith_PeopleoftheWorld.jpg.   We will only accept jpg files.

SUBMISSIONS THAT DO NOT FOLLOW THIS FORMAT WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE.

Judging:
Following the submission deadline, all photos submitted according to the stated guidelines will be uploaded to the GW Office for Study Abroad Facebook page.  Finalists will be determined by the number of “likes” their photos generate on Facebook. Following the Facebook voting round, the photos with the most “likes” will be deemed finalists.  Finalists’ photos will be judged by a GW Colonial Crossroads Committee.  Grand Prize and Category Winners will be announced at a reveal party in November, Date and Location TBD.

Please note, submitted photos become property of GW.  By submitting your photograph(s), you permit GW’s Office for Study Abroad to use your photo(s) to promote our programs in any and all media. 
 
For questions, contact the Office for Study Abroad at 202.994.1649 or studyabr@gwu.edu.