Study Abroad

Photo Essays

The annual Study Abroad Photo Essay Contest was established to recognize the importance of WU students’ international experiences and promote study abroad to other WU students and the community.

First place winner receives $100. Second Place is awarded $75.00. Third place receives $50.00. Our next deadline for application is September 15th. Download the Requirements and Entry Form.

2014 Study Abroad Photo Essay Contest

Congratulations to the following students!

1st place

Taylor Moore

Taylor Moore, Senior, Psychology Major

"Coming Back to Life: Changing Perspective, Changing Lives"

WU Faculty-led Program: Costa Rica Service Learning, Winter Break 2014

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2nd place

Stephen Stocks

Stephen Stocks, WU Law Student

"Ci Vediamo Presto"

Law Program: Bologna, Italy, Summer 2014

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3rd place

Rachel Beiker, Junior, Biology Major

"Discovery of Myself through Nicaragua"

WU Faculty-led Program: Nicaragua Service Learning Experience, Winter Break 2014

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Honorable Mentions

Stacey Korte, Senior, Health Services Administration Major
"Follow My Feet"
WU Faculty-led Program: International Healthcare Systems and European Culture, Summer 2014

2013 Study Abroad Photo Essay Contest

Congratulations to the following students!

1st place

Tyler Patterson

Tyler Patterson, WU Law Student 

"An Island Built on Principle"

WU Faculty-led Program: WU Law Program in Barbados, Summer 2013

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2nd place

Emily Juhnke

Emily Juhnke, Junior, Journalism & Public Relations

"Around the World in 106 Days"

Semester at Sea, Spring Semester 2013

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3rd place

Monica Voth

Monica Voth, Senior, French Major

"Sharing Cultures in the South of France"

Institut Linguistique Adenet, Spring Semester 2013

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Honorable Mentions

Hiwot Berihun, WU Law Student
"The Diaspora"
Ethiopia Law Office of Tibebu Gashu, Summer 2013

Nhu Nguyen, WU Law Student
"The Summer I Found Myself When I Didn't Know I was Lost"
Whittier Law School - France, Summer 2013

Julie Velez, Sophomore, Fine Arts
"Inspired in Malta"
WU Faculty-led Program: Malta-Documenting Art & History Abroad, Summer 2013

2012 Study Abroad Photo Essay Contest

Congratulations to the following students!

1st place

Catelyn Kostbar self photo

Catelyn Kostbar, 3rd Year Law student 

"Following My Heart and Falling in Love"

Law Consortium Program in England, Spring 2012

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2nd place

Catelyn Kostbar self photo

Stefanie Stuever, Junior Fine Arts Major

"Encountering Art History"

WU Faculty-led Program: Sport Tradition and Cultural History of Europe, Greece, Spring Break 2012

Stefani Stuever, Greece

Stefani Stuever, Greece

Stefani Stuever, Greece

Stefani Stuever, Greece

Stefani Stuever, Greece

3rd place

Catelyn Kostbar self photo

Anna Frantz, Senior English Major

"Ya Betta Belize It"

WU Faculty-led program: Study Abroad in Belize, Winter Break 2012

Anna Frantz, Belize

Anna Frantz, Belize

Anna Frantz, Belize

Anna Frantz, Belize

Anna Frantz, Belize

Honorable Mentions

Rachel Klaus, Junior Psychology Major
"Respecting Grandpa"
WU Faculty-led Program: International Mass Media Seminar in France, Spring Break 2012

Kris Roberts, Senior Art History Major
"Tot de Volgende Keer/Until the Next Time"
WU Direct Exchange: Provincial Hogeschool Limburg in Belgium, Spring 2012

Jingjing Wu, Senior Business: Accounting Major
"C'est La Vie"
WU Direct Exchange: ESC Rennes School of Business Program in France, Summer 2012