Photo Contest

BCA Study Abroad Spring Photo Contest

Every experience is unique, and we want to see it through your lens! Enter your best memories in our BCA Photo Contest. Share your visual story about campus life abroad, adventures on a BCA excursion, and a cultural activity you participated in while studying abroad. Complete applications will have three photos with descriptions per submission. Download the application to get started, and submit your entries to our Social Media Specialist!

Who is eligible? All Fall 2016 & Spring 2017 program participants
When are submissions due? July 3, 2017
Do I have to submit three photos? Yes! Not only does this increase your chances of winning, it also depicts your entire experience with BCA.

Prizes are:

1st place: $100
2nd place: $75
3rd place: $50

Fall 2016 Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Fall 2016 BCA photo contest!  Entries were judged on the following areas: adherence to the guidelines and theme, creativity, composition and quality of image.


1st Place Winner

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Cultural Activity: “Sarah and Her New Community” by Addie Neher

Program:  Chennai, India

Term:  Fall 2016

School:  Manchester University

Description:  The Social Work Department at Madras Christian College has been working closely with a community in the Chennai area. Sarah, pictured, did her internship with this community.


2nd Place Winner

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BCA Excursion: “Silhouette” by Sasha Dellazanna

Program: Chennai, India

Term: Fall 2016

School: Elizabethtown College

 Description:  During our BCA excursions, we were able to visit many breathtaking historical sites in India, like the world-famous Taj Mahal. The excursions gave us the opportunity to learn about the current and past life of India from a hands-on perspective. During our trips we visited various temples, palaces, and monuments which are now integrated into today’s society. Within the silhouette, the BCA students sit with our director and teacher Anu.


3rd Place Winner

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Campus Life: “Uni” by Samantha Carbaugh

Program: Cheltenham, England

Term: Spring 2016

School: Elizabethtown College

Description:  This picture was taken at the International Valentine’s Day dance at the University of Gloucestershire Park Campus. Pictured is myself and two other BCA students.


Honorable Mention

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BCA Excursion: “Untersberg Photoshoot” by Emily Chitwood

Program: Marburg, Germany

Term: Fall 2016

School: Carthage College

Description:  Here is my fellow classmate Cameron S. We are on the group excursion to Salzburg, Austria and we went up the mountain together. She was taking a picture of the Marburg director, Kris Riggs, for our photography course.

Congratulations to our winners and thank you again to all participants! Please continue to check out our Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest pages, as we will be featuring a selection of all entries, not just winners on these platforms and your pictures could be displayed!