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1st Annual Study Abroad Photo Contest

We're excited to launch our first ever Study Abroad Photo Contest here at York College. To celebrate, everyone from students to alumni who has ever studied abroad while at York College can enter. We’re asking for your best photos and a short narrative (75 words or less) about how they fit into our contest categories. We'll have one student and one alumni winner per category, plus a fan favorite chosen during the subsequent Study Abroad Photo Contest Exhibition in Schmidt Library.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Entrants must be YCP students or alumni
  • Photos must be from a study abroad program
  • Entrants may submit only one photo per category
  • Entrants must sign a consent and release for the photo to be used by York College


  • Cultural Knowledge: New cultural information learned while abroad about things such as art, architecture, history, traditions, technology, etc.
  • Connections: Meaningful connections made while abroad, people driven experiences, foreign language interactions, and/or communication with locals.
  • Challenges: Intercultural experiences that challenged you while abroad, unexpected adventures, and/or skills you gained to adapt to unknown situations.
  • #GoGreen: Photos that show your Spartan Pride Abroad and include T-shirts, signs, flags, etc.


  • Engraved Photo Frame
  • Mini Travel Pack (Drawstring Bag, Journal, Leather Luggage Tag)
  • Bookstore Giftcards


DEADLINE: Friday, September 28, 2018

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