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  • Program Terms: Fall
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

Photo Contest has been postponed to the fall 2020 semester. 

2020 Auburn Abroad Photo Contest 
co-sponsored by AU Industrial Design



  • Maximum of 3 entries total from each photographer. Only one photo entry per category (see all five category descriptions below).

  • In order to submit your entries, you will need to create an application by selecting “Apply Now” above and complete a questionnaire for each photo category entry.

  • Upload your photo entry in the corresponding category questionnaire. Photos can be in color or black and white. Upload your entries in JPEG or PNG format in the highest resolution possible or as large of format as possible. If you have trouble, email photo entries to .

  • Hard copies of photos will not be accepted. If you are unable to upload/email photos, you may bring them to our office at 243 Foy Hall on a CD or jump drive.

  • Please be respectful of living subjects in these shots and use good judgement when selecting the content of your entries. Any photos of illegal activity or substances or questionable content will automatically be disqualified.

  • Photos featuring alcohol in any format will be automatically disqualified.

  • If you are selected as a finalist, you must “follow” Auburn Abroad on Instagram (@auburnabroad) and then “like” your photo in order for the vote to count.


Submissions will be accepted starting _______, 2020 and will close on ______, 2020. All submissions will be judged by a panel of select judges. Top picks in each category will advance to the final round of public voting on the Auburn Abroad Instagram (@auburnabroad). Judges’ picks will be available for voting from _______, 2020.

Votes will be counted by the number of “likes” that each photo receives on the Auburn Abroad Instagram Account. The photos that receive the most likes by 5 P.M. CST on _______ will be named winners.

Entry finalists from each category, as well as others who submitted photos, will be used for marketing and recruiting events throughout the year. By submitting your entries, you are granting Auburn Abroad staff the permission to use the photos and videos in future promotion materials.

Winning entries in each photo category will receive a prize of $75, while the winning Auburn Abroad category entry will receive a prize of $100. All submissions will be displayed in the Auburn Abroad Flickr Photo Album. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at


Auburn Abroad: Being a part of Auburn Family is a vital part of life as a student at Auburn! Show us that you represented Auburn while on your program by submitting a picture of you at your study abroad destination (or excursion locations) with an Auburn flag, shirt, or other apparel. We can’t wait to see your Auburn pride taken worldwide. War Eagle!

Food: One of the best parts about studying abroad is all of the amazing cuisine you get to try! This category is all about food, so submit your favorite photos of the delicious dishes you sampled while on your program. Anything from street food to fine-dining is welcome. We are interested in cuisines from all over the world, so the more exotic, the better! Let’s Eat! *submissions contacting alcoholic beverages will be automatically disqualified*

Places and Landscapes: Breathtaking landscapes, beautiful architecture, and sites of inspiration make up this category! Submit your best photos focusing on any foreign place that made an impact on you during your time abroad. The best entries will be those which avoid cliché landmarks and instead show a new side of the world. We want to see your own unique discoveries off the beaten path! Show us all of the amazing sights you ventured to while on your study abroad program.

Culture: This category is meant to be an opportunity for you to showcase how you immersed yourself into the culture of each place you visited. We want to see how you experienced new, unfamiliar, and fascinating cultures wholly different from our own. This category is meant to showcase those singular moments and events that are truly unique to each culture around the world. Maybe you participated in Bastille Day in France or had the opportunity to attend Carnival in Venice, or anything else! We want to see your photos of what makes this place in the world unique.

People/Animals: People and animals around the world are a fascinating part of studying abroad in a foreign setting. We want you to play the role of anthropologist with this category and submit your best shots of people and animals in their everyday, natural lives! If you witnessed something truly striking and have an amazing photo of it, then this is the perfect category. Keep in mind that these are living subjects in these shots, and be respectful when choosing which photos to submit. We can’t wait to see the world through your lens!

For examples of past submissions, visit the Auburn Abroad Flickr Photo Albums


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This program is currently not accepting applications.