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Foster School Study Abroad Photo Contest

Study Abroad Photo Contest for Autumn 2018-Early Fall Start 2019 is now CLOSED. There will be another photo contest for Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 in October 2020.

2019 Submission Categories

Foster Spirit: Do you have any photos showing off Foster/UW gear while abroad? This is the category for you! NOTE: Current Foster students ONLY.

Study Abroad & Me: A photo that includes you and/or other students abroad. Inspire others to go abroad with a photo of you and/or your friends seeing the world! NOTE: Current Foster students ONLY.

My Global Lens: A photo that displays views uniquely accessible to students living abroad – social issues; cultural interactions; cityscapes; landscapes; etc. NOTE: Current Foster students ONLY.

Alumni: A special category exclusively for Alumni! The category is for photos of global travel done during your study abroad experience as an undergrad or graduate student. NOTE: Foster Alumni ONLY.

Submit up to FIVE photos for a chance to win one of six prizes – including a grand prize worth $100!

The deadline to submit photos is Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 11:59 PM PST.


Winners of all categories – apart from People’s Choice – will be determined by a panel of judges comprised of Foster faculty and staff. Winning photos will be displayed at the 2019 Foster Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday, November 19th. The People’s Choice winner will be determined by popular vote, available on Facebook from November 5 to November 11.

Each of the six prizes will be awarded in the form of a gift card. Gift card selection will be made upon notification of winning photos. Winners will be announced November 18, 2019.

  • Grand Prize: $100
  • People’s Choice, 1st place: $50
  • Best of ‘Foster Spirit’, 1st place: $50
  • Best of ‘Study Abroad & Me’, 1st place: $50
  • Best of ‘My Global Lens’, 1st place: $50
  • Best of ‘Alumni’, 1st place: $50

All photos must be a minimum of 2 MB in size to qualify for the contest. View all the official rules on the contest page.

2018 Winners

Check out the 2018 Winners on the Foster Blog!

To see all the 2018 submissions, check out the GBC Facebook Photo Album.

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