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Alumni Photo Contest

Submit your photos of what made your American Councils study abroad program anything but ordinary!

Recently, American Councils celebrated its 40th anniversary. And looking ahead, 2016 marks an important year in our history as the first Outbound program, the Russian Language and Area Studies Program, turns 40! To commemorate this momentous occasion, we are holding an alumni photo contest.

Any alumni of an American Councils Outbound study abroad program is eligible to submit photos for consideration. We'd like to incorporate our alumni's photos into our 2016-17 catalog. The theme of our alumni photo contest is "Go Beyond Ordinary."

American Councils 2015-16 catalog

Submit any photos from your time abroad while on an American Councils' program that you think shows how your study abroad experience was unique and anything but ordinary!


Submit your photos by June 14, 2015. Winners will be announced by June 30, 2015.



The first place winner will receive a $50 Amazon giftcard and their photo may appear on the cover of our 2016-17 program catalog.

How to Submit Photos

Email your photos to acoutbound@gmail.com and include the following information:

Submit your photos

Terms and Conditions

This contest is open to American Councils Outbound participants. All photos must have been taken by an American Councils participant. The copyright of submitted and winning photos will be owned by the participating student. By submitting your photograph(s), you permit American Councils to use your photographs, captions, and your name in conjunction with any photographs used, to promote American Councils program in any and all media.


Please email us at acoutbound@gmail.com or outbound@americancouncils.org.

Start your journey today.