Photo Contest

Click here to see the 2014 Winners!! 


Thanks for all who participated - either by entering amazing photos or by voting at the travelling photo booth around campus!




Submission Deadline has passed - look out for next year's contest!


Categories and Eligibility:
• I couldn’t do this at home!
- What did you do abroad that you wouldn’t have an opportunity of doing here in the US? Use your imagination and creativity in this category. Show us the things you have done and experienced abroad. Don’t be shy if you are in the photo, we want to see you doing things abroad! All past and present TU students who have participated in a TU study abroad program are eligible to enter photos in this category.
• Oh, the places I have seen! - Photos taken during your time abroad that include landscapes, places of interest, ceremonies, excursions, cultural experiences, traditions, landmarks, etc. All past and present TU students who have participated in a TU study abroad program are eligible to enter photos in this category.
• Welcome to the USA! -  Photos taken by International students studying at TU are encouraged to submit! What have you discovered? What have been your adventures? Use your imagination and share what you have seen or experienced here in the US!


  • Entries must be received no later than 5pm Friday, February 28th, 2014. Late entries will not be accepted.
  • All entries must be original photographs taken by the entrant or featuring the entrant while participating in a study abroad program or exchange or enrolled at TU (for international students)
  • Photos must be amateur work (no professional photos will be accepted).
  • Photos may be color or black and white.
  • A maximum of 6 photos may be submitted per entrant.
  • A student may only win 1 prize per year
  • The University of Tulsa retains the right not to consider or display photos that do not meet the submission rules and guidelines or that are deemed inappropriate.

**Note: Students currently employed by the Center for Global Education are not eligible to enter the contest. **

Submission Procedure:

  • Please choose your 6 favorite photos from your international experience.
  • Upload your photos to an online form by February 28th at 5pm.
  • Photos must be in .jpg format (only .jpg will be accepted!) Information that will be required for uploading the photos includes:

o Entrant’s Name and (if applicable) TU ID Number
o Category
o Title and/or Description of the photo (25 words or less)
o Location of the photo
o Name of the Study Abroad program  and semester attended (if applicable)
• Photo files must be named in the following manner:
o LASTNAMEfirstnameCityCountry#photosubmitted(1-6).jpg
 Ex:  CANEcaptainParisFrance1.jpg



**DISCLAIMER:  "STUDY ABROAD.  It's a Trip!" is The University of Tulsa's Center for Global Education annual Photo Contest.  Be aware that, if approved for entry into the contest, your photo may be included for use in promotional materials for TU's Center for Global Education and will be displayed to the public.  Your image may be included in TU Center for Global Education material.  All entries must be received by Friday, February 28th, 2014, 5:00pm, CST, to be considered for voting.  Entries must be submitted in digital form with .jpg format via the online form attached to the website.  You can submit images taken with a digital camera or images taken with a film-based camera and scanned into a digital format.  All entries must be images belonging to the entrant and taken while on a TU recognized study abroad program or international students while enrolled at TU.  Entrants are allowed to enter SIX photos.

See also:

Things to keep in mind when taking photos abroad

Past winners