Enter the Global Health Photo Contest

Share your favorite photos captured while traveling, working, and learning around the world.

Open to anyone affiliated with Stanford University

Submit photos in these three categories:

Global Health In Action: People engaged in activities or research in the lab/field/on-site

Representing Stanford: Show us a health-related project around the world while sporting Stanford gear

Health and Environment: Animals, plants and landscapes; geological or climatological features; scientific processes and endeavors related to global health

Submission form will open September 1, 2018

Photos must be submitted by 11:59 pm PST on Wednesday, December 1, 2018

Category winners will be announced in late December and featured at the 4th Annual Stanford Global Health Research Convening ceremony on January 16, 2019

Prizes: Each category winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card ($100 for grand prize) and a professional print of their winning submission. In addition, each winning submission will be displayed in the Global Health offices.


Submit up to 5 photos using the photo submission form.

Each photo should be named with your name and photo location, including country. You can include a site name before the city, such as "Farm." Example: JaneDoe_GreatBarrierReef_Australia.jpg.

Up to 5 entries are permitted, but a new entry form must be completed for each submission.  High-quality scans of non-digital photographs are acceptable. Photographs must be in a .jpeg, .jpg or .gif format.

Files submitted may not be larger than 3Mb.



By entering the contest, entrants grant Stanford University a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, reproduce, and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or subsequently developed, for any educational, promotional, publicity, exhibition, archival, scholarly, and all other standard purposes.  Any photograph reproduced will include credits as feasible. Neither Global Health nor Stanford University will be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.

Photos of children or minors accepted only with a photo release form including written consent from parent/guardian. Photo release form located below. Please download a copy of the release form and submit a completed form with your entry.