Fall 2012 Photo Contest: Submit Entries by January 15

study abroad photo contest

A is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2012 Photo Contest. If sharing your study abroad experience and photos appeals to you, consider submitting your study abroad photos today. We’re particularly interested in photos that are creative and highlight your unique experiences of studying abroad with ISA and volunteering abroad with ELAP.

Need some inspiration to get started? Check out the Spring 2012 Photo Contest Winners.

What are the requirements?

Photos for any ISA 2012 or ELAP 2012 program participants from that are studying/volunteering abroad with ISA between June 16 – December 31 will be considered

What are the categories?


  • I’m with ISA! – ISA activities and/or excursions, students holding the ISA logo, ISA office & staff
  • The Gang is all Here – organized group shots with 3 to 8 people
  • Culture, Customs and Traditions – fairs, ceremonies, holiday celebrations, local festivals, and other cultural activities
  • Nature’s Beauty – landscapes, panoramic views and outdoor activities“When in Rome” shot – everyday life, activities, foods, people and places unique to your city
  • The Artistic Eye – A chance to express your creative vision that may not fit in any of the other categories
  • Tales of the City– architecture, monuments, or places of interest

How do I submit my photos?

  • All entries must be sent to ISA via email photos@studiesabroad.com as an attachment. Photos saved as high-resolution JPEG files (2100 x 1500 pixels or higher)
  • You must save your photograph to your computer with your first and last name as the filename. If there is more than one photo being submitted, please save the file as first name and last name and sequential number (EMAPLE. JoeySmith01, JoeySmith02)
  • Please send each set of photos per category in one e-mail and have the subject line be YOUR NAME and CATEGORY (e.g., Joey Smith GANG’S ALL HERE). This means you would send us seven e-mails if you are submitting photos for all categories.
  • The maximum amount of photos that can be submitted per person is 3 photos per category.

The following information must be included in the body of the email in order of the photo:

  1. Title of Photo
  2. Name of ISA student photographer and your program (e.g., Joey Smith (Madrid Spring 1)
  3. City and country where photo was taken
  4. Short description for each photograph

What are the prizes?

  • Grand Prize Winner – $150 Visa gift card and winning photo will be featured in the ISA catalog. Photo will also be framed in the ISA Austin Office.
  • 7 Category Winners – $50 Visa gift card per category
  • All winners will be announced on the ISA website after the selection date

When will the winners be announced?

The contest will be evaluated and winners selected by February 1, 2013.

Author: International Studies Abroad (ISA)

Since 1987, International Studies Abroad (ISA) has provided college students in the United States and Canada the opportunity to explore the world. ISA offers a wide variety of study abroad programs at accredited schools and universities in 73 program locations throughout the world.