Study Abroad Instagram Photo Contest!

Enter our #PackAbroad Instagram Photo Contest for a chance to win one of four $50 Amazon gift cards!


  • Post between now and May 4th, 2020.
  • Tag @ncstatestudyabroad in all submissions. You can post as many times as you want for each category.
  • Use the hashtags to show us which category you’re submitting for.
    • Is your profile private? If so, we may not be able to see your photos! Send us a DM and we’ll request to follow you.
  • The best 5 photos from each category will be reposted during the month of May.
  • Encourage your friends to follow @ncstatestudyabroad and like your submissions!
  • The photo from each category with the most number of likes wins!
  • Have fun, and keep it clean 🙂

Category 1: Pack Abroad Strong
What challenges did you overcome during your study abroad? How did study abroad help you become stronger and more resilient? Share a picture that exemplifies your strength and resiliency and use the #PackAbroadStrong and #PackAbroad hashtags.

Category 2: Think and Do Abroad
How did studying abroad allow you to connect to your academic and career goals? Share your photo and use the #ThinkandDoAbroad and #PackAbroad hashtags.

Category 3: Study Abroad Because…
Studying abroad is amazing for many reasons. Why did you study abroad? Submissions can be serious or light-hearted. Use the #studyabroadbecause and #PackAbroad hashtags.

There will be one $50 gift card winner from each category, based on the number of likes on the photo, plus a fourth honorable mention.

Photos entered into the contest may be reposted by @NCStateStudyAbroad.