International Center sponsors global culture photo competition


GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida students, faculty, staff, alumni and others are eligible to enter the 2014 Global Culture Photography Competition, sponsored by the International Center.  

Participants should enter one category only and reflect the theme of global culture:

1)   Study abroad and service learning students (UF sponsored): Open to all current students who have taken part in a UF Study Abroad program in 2013 or 2014, as well as students who participated in a UF-sponsored service learning program abroad.  Photographs must have been taken during a trip abroad.  

2)   International students, scholars and employees (F-1, J-1, H-1B, TN, E-3, O-1): Open to all current UF international students, scholars, faculty and employees on visa types listed above. Photographs must have been taken anywhere in the United States in 2013 or 2014.

3)   UF faculty, staff and alumni: Open to all current or retired UF faculty and staff, as well as UF alumni. Photographs must have been taken abroad in 2013 or 2014.

Judges will award a first-, second- and third-place in each of four categories. First-place prize winners will each receive $100, second-prize winners will receive $50 and third-prize winners will receive $25.

Submission period opens Aug. 11. All entries must be received electronically by Oct. 10.  Winners will be notified by Oct. 24.

Instructions on how to submit, rules and a permission to use photo agreement are posted at Past winners’ photos are also posted there.


Contact: Mabel Cardec, 352-273-1515,