Critical Language Scholarship Program | CLS Alumni Photo Contest

CLS Alumni Photo Contest

Attention new CLS alumni! We are pleased to announce the 2016 alumni photo contest. This contest is open to 2016 alumni of all CLS Program sites.

Submissions will be accepted from September 12 to October 5. Submissions should fall under one of four categories:

  • Participant Life Abroad: Experiencing the everyday life of your host culture through food, transportation, festivities, customs, and people.
  • CLS Community: Interactions with CLS peers, language partners, teachers, and host families
  • Language Learning in Action: Learning in the classroom, studying with language partners, and improving your skills with locals.
  • Outdoor Exploration:  Exploring sights, architecture, and landscapes in your CLS city and country.

Winners will be selected by staff of the CLS Program at American Councils for International Education and the U.S. Department of State. The selected photos will be used in a 2017 CLS calendar, to be distributed to the larger CLS community.

Selection criteria include appropriateness of presentation, including viewability by a wide publication audience, clarity, visual impact, content/composition, and technical quality. Photos must be high quality JPEGs and may not exceed 10MB in size.

To submit a photo to the contest, click on the following link and follow the instructions: