Take a photo that captures your research.
Enter the 2020 Graduate Research Photo Competition to win a cash award, the opportunity and prestige of having your photo displayed at the Graduate Student Commons in the Valley Library and Heckart lodge, and bragging rights!
This contest is open to all currently enrolled Oregon State University master’s or doctoral graduate students in both thesis and course-based programs.
First place = $500
Second place = $250
Third place= $100
Graduate Students can submit a maximum of one photo per competition year. In addition to your photo submission, please provide the following information through the online submission form by clicking here.
The abstract must explain your photo to a general audience outside of your field of study!
Selected entries will have the abstract printed and displayed with the photo.
The deadline to submit your photo is Friday, April 3.
To be considered in the competition, all submissions must be:
Note: The Graduate School is required to report all awards to the Office of Financial Aid. This may cause your financial aid award to be revised.
Top finalists will be chosen by the judges two weeks prior to the award ceremony on April 27. The winners will be announced during Grad Appreciation Week.
The judging committee will utilize this rubric when selecting the top finalists. Please be aware that by submitting a photo, you agree that the Graduate School and the Valley Library has permission to print your photo if chosen for display in Heckart Lodge or The Graduate Student Commons.