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Photo Contest

UConn Education Abroad Spring 2017 Photo Contest

Check out the winning photos from fall 2016!

All students who studied abroad through UConn during fall 2016 or winter 2017 are eligible to enter the UConn Education Abroad Spring 2017 Photo Contest. Five finalists in each of the four submission categories will be selected by the Education Abroad Office and the winners of each category will be determined by a public vote. Voting on the finalists will take place at the Education Abroad Fair from on 3/1/17. Winners will be announced after 3/2/16. The deadline to enter is 2/15/17. Late submissions cannot be accepted. 

Submission Categories

  1. Portrait (people, animals)
  2. Landscape (architecture, natural beauty)
  3. Cross-Cultural (defining moments, interaction with host culture) – Cross-cultural photos should show UConn students “in action” in their host countries and should somehow represent the ideals of study abroad (academic learning, culture learning, international awareness, sensitivity, and fun).
  4. Husky Pride – Image showing UConn in some way (clothing, sign, ‘UConn’ drawn into snow/sand).

Selection Criteria

  1. Technical merit (clarity, focus, lighting, etc.)
  2. Representation of the study abroad experience
  3. Sensitivity toward the host culture
  4. Creativity and uniqueness

Prizes

The first place photo from each category will receive a $50 Amazon gift card.  Winners will be announced during the week following the Education Abroad Fair.

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