The submission period has opened for the 20th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. This amateur competition is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and it showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work. The competition closes September 15, 2019.

Each photographer may submit up to three photos. Photos may represent any world region and there is no restriction on the period in which the photograph was taken. Entries will be judged on artistic merit and context. Special consideration will be given to images that are distinctive and embrace new perspectives.

Grand prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners.

  • Chancellor’s Choice awards will be given to three photos the Chancellor finds globally relevant and distinctive.
  • Regional spotlights will be selected by area studies centers and departmental units housed in the FedEx Global Education Center.
  • Thematic spotlights will be awarded for photos that incorporate various themes prioritized by the competition committee.

Additional information on submission guidelines and competition rules can be found on the [globalphoto.unc.edu]2019-2020 Carolina Global Photography Competition website.

The Carolina Global Photography Competition is a collaborative effort of the following UNC Global departments and centers: African Studies Center; Carolina Asia Center; Center for the Middle East and Islamic Studies; Center for European Studies; Center for Global Initiatives; Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies; Curriculum in Global Studies; Global Relations; Institute for the Study of the Americas; International Student and Scholar Services; and the Study Abroad Office.