Photo Contest

Give us your best shot! You are invited to participate in the TU Study Abroad Bi-Annual Photo Contest.

Fall Submission Deadline: November 1, 2017

Voting for the Fall 2017 Photo Contest on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram will open in mid-November!

Entry Rules and Guidelines

  • Entries must be submitted digitally and emailed to
  • Submit the highest resolution version you have (300 dpi or higher)
  • Entries must be original photographs either taken by the student or featuring the student while participating in a study abroad program or exchange
  • Only one entry per student
  • Please include the following information in the email with your digital photo submission: Name of Entrant, TU ID #, Location of Photo,Term of Study

Photos should be representative of the student’s study abroad experience. Some things to consider:

  • Does the photograph show the viewer anything about the country’s local people, cultures, or traditions?
  • Does the photograph show distinctive landmarks, cityscapes, or landscapes unique to the country? In other words, can you tell you are in a different country?
  • Does the photograph show a student, or students, experiencing the culture, interacting with locals, or exploring their new environment?

Photo Release

Submission of photos to the Towson University Study Abroad Photo Contest constitutes the entrant’s agreement to the following:

  • Having read, understood, and accepted the Entry Rules and Guidelines listed above of the TU Study Abroad Photo Contest.
  • Photos submitted may in any manner be used, published, displayed, and copyrighted by Towson University or by any other person, corporation, or association duly authorized by Towson University without any restriction or limitation whatsoever for advertising or any trade or purpose.
  • To release for him or herself, his/her heirs, executors and administrators, Towson University, it’s officer, agents, employees, and assigns from any obligation or liability, and from any and all claims for libel, slander, invasion of the right of privacy or any claim based on the use for exhibition of said material.

Prizes

Our first prize winner will receive a $50 gift card valid at the Towson University Bookstore. Second and third prize winners will each receive a $25 gift card valid at the Towson University Bookstore. The winning photos will be used to promote study abroad at Towson University.