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  • Program Terms: Academic Year
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018 01/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:

Every year ECU hosts a photo contest for students who studied abroad during the previous academic year.

Sample Photos**Prize Alert! Restaurant gift cards, travel backpacks, t-shirts and more have been graciously donated for our winning photos!

If you studied abroad between Fall 2016 and Summer 2017, you are eligible to enter your amazing photos!

Who is eligible:
Any ECU student who participated in a credit bearing education abroad program between fall 2016 and summer 2017.

Up to three photo entries can be submitted per student.

A complete entry includes:
  • A digital high-quality copy of the photo(s) uploaded to your application, submitted on a disc, flash drive, or e-mailed to studyabroad@ecu.edu.
    • If photo is e-mailed, make sure the attached photo is appropriately named.
  • An online entry form. Captions should be short descriptions of the photo, maximum 150 characters. One form is required per person, not per photo. Each participant can enter a total of 3 photos.
The following are categories into which the photos should fall:
  • Tomorrow Starts Here: photo should show images of inspiration for the future
  • Undaunted: photo should contain your undaunted experiences
  • Pirates Abroad: photo should contain ECU students who are abroad and at a cultural event, in a classroom or traveling as part of the program.  Pirate gear and PeeDee pictures are also encouraged!

There will be one “Grand Prize” winner of each category as well as one “Best in Show” winner. We will also award a "Facebook Fave" winner for whichever photo has the most "likes" on our Facebook page, ECU Education Abroad. You will receive a small prize from the Office of Global Affairs.

Photos and entry form are due online by

October 27

Click Apply Now at the top of the page to begin your submission.