Study Abroad Photo Contest in the College of Arts and Sciences

  • Cheryl White is mid-jump and Henry Thiry holds up a W flag while exploring rural Italy in Bassano del Grappa

    Cheryl White wins the 2019 Study Abroad Photo Contest in the College of Arts and Sciences! Cheryl and Henry Thiry experience rural Italy in Bassano del Grappa. Congratulations, Cheryl!

  • Lauren LaLonde stands at the peak of Gertrude's Saddle, overlooking Milford Sound while holding a Broncos flag behind her back

    Lauren LaLonde wins 2nd place in our 2019 Study Abroad Photo Contest! Lauren stands at the peak of Gertrude's Saddle, overlooking Milford Sound.

  • Poi Tavares standing in front of the Horse Guards in London while wearing a Western Michigan sweatshirt

    Poi Tavares wins third place in our 2019 Study Abroad Photo Contest! Poi stands in front of the Horse Guards in London.

The College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a photo contest to collect current, high-quality images to market its study abroad programs. Enter and you could win a scholarship for up to $1,000! 

Contest flier

2022-23 Contest information

We are currently accepting study abroad photos from all currently enrolled Arts and Sciences students.

Entries that meet the specified criteria will be considered for one of three awards:

  • 1st place – $1,000
  • 2nd place – $750
  • 3rd place – $500

Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis until November 18, 2022.

Submit a photo

*All photos entered will be released to the University for unlimited publicity use. Entries are not guaranteed an award.

Eligibility

Student criteria

  • Program of study must be in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Must be enrolled in the semester that funds are disbursed
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students

Photo criteria

Jessica Poling at the top of the Catedral de Quito with "El Pancillo" in the far background

All photo submissions must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Feature at least one WMU student and a WMU identifier (flag, T-shirt, etc.)
  • Feature a cultural identifier
    • Examples: a well-known landmark/location, a cultural experience, a learning activity/experience
  • 300 dpi (or highest resolution possible)

Check out the contest flier for photo tips!

*Note: to be eligible for the scholarship, students must be enrolled in the Spring 2023 semester when the scholarship will be disbursed.

Questions?

Contact coas-web@wmich.edu for assistance.