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Foster School Study Abroad Photo Contest

The Study Abroad Photo Contest for Autumn 2018-Spring 2020 is now OPEN. Submit your photos here by November 8th, 2020.

2020 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 $50!

The deadline to submit photos is Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 11:59 PM PST. No repeat photo submissions will be accepted.


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 via GBC social media platforms. The People’s Choice winner will be determined by popular vote, available on Facebook from November 9 to November 12.

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 20, 2020.

  • Grand Prize: $50
  • People’s Choice, 1st place: $25
  • Best of ‘Foster Spirit’, 1st place: $25
  • Best of ‘Study Abroad & Me’, 1st place: $25
  • Best of ‘My Global Lens’, 1st place: $25
  • Best of ‘Alumni’, 1st place: $25

All photos must be a minimum of 2 MB in size to qualify for the contest.

2019 Winners

Check out the 2019 Winners on the Foster Blog!

To see all the 2019 submissions, check out the GBC Facebook Photo Album.

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