Photos may be submitted by any international student studying at a Study New York member school. Students must be currently enrolled in a Study New York member school in the Spring 2021 semester.


Photos must be taken between September 1, 2020 and April 25, 2021. Photos must be received by the contest close on

April 25, 2021 (11:59 PM EST).

What to submit

International students from Study NY member campuses are invited to submit a photo or video that represents what it’s like studying in New York.

Photo Categories

  • Virtual Learning: where and how are you e-learning this year?  (description required)
  • NY Winter Wonderland: photos that capture the beauty of New York during the winter (description required)
  • Show us your School Pride: photos that celebrate your school (description required)

Video Category

  • Make a 30 second infomercial on why international students should study at your school. Clearly state your name, country and school in your video along with why you love studying in New York. Submissions should be uploaded to YouTube with the link e-mailed to photos@studynewyork.us. The subject for your heading should follow this required format:
    “Study New York_ First Name_Campus_Date”

Winners will be notified by email by May 30, 2021.

Prizes of $100 Amazon Gift Cards will be awarded to the winner in each category!

Photo Contest

  • Max file size: 5MB.
    Accepted file types: jpg.