University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Study Abroad: Photo Contest

Did you study abroad in the past year? Did you take AMAZING pictures with your camera or phone? Then now's your chance to share those and enter to win in Walton's Study Abroad Photo Contest. Anyone currently enrolled at the University of Arkansas can enter.


Photo Categories

We have 5 different categories for you to enter in with a winner chosen in each category:

  • #Culture
  • #LocalPeople
  • #Places
  • #Historic
  • #HogsAbroad

A small prize will be awarded to the 1st place winner in each category.

We would love to share your experience for future Razorbacks to see and inspire others to go abroad too!

Important Dates

  • February 19th - Start submitting your photos (Three per contestant)
  • March 2nd - Last day to submit your photos
  • March 5th-9th - Follow @Walton_StudyAbroad and vote on your favorite photos!
    • This initial round of judging is determined by Instagram likes so make sure to tell your friends and family to like your photos! (Do not have to be a Walton student to like photos)

Photo contest Rules

  • Submit your photo and information to with the subject line: GEO Photo Contest to be entered into the contest.
  • You must include the category name of which you want to submit your photo to in the email. (Ex: #Cultures, #LocalPeople, #Places, #Historic, #HogsAbroad) (If entering into #HogsAbroad make sure you are representing the razorbacks in some type of way. Ex: Calling the Hogs, Razorback apparel etc.)
  • Also provide a short description (up to 140 characters) about your photo.
  • Include your name, the country you studied abroad in, your major, and your class level (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior)
  • You must have studied abroad between January 2017 and January 2018
  • You can enter in a max of five pictures but they must be in different categories.
  • Follow the @Walton_StudyAbroad on Instagram


Pictures submitted will be posted on the @Walton_StudyAbroad Instagram account. There will be three finalist photos, (Two pictures in each category with the most likes, and another photo from each category chosen by the Coordinator). The three pictures from each category will then be sent to a panel of faculty members that will chose a first, second, and third place winner.


  • First place in each category will receive a small prize along with their photo posted on the wall next to WCOB 343.
  • Second and Third place winners will also have their photo posted on the wall next to WCOB 343.


  • Editor-selected comments will be published.
  • No abusive material, personal attacks, profanity, spam or material of a similar nature will be considered for publication.
  • By entering the Competition, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you in your Entry is true, accurate and complete in every respect. By submitting your entry, you are granting the University of Arkansas the right to post your photo in any medium we that is affiliated with University of Arkansas.