April 19, 2015

eLearning Africa Photo Competition - Win a Tablet PC, Smartphone or Digital Camera

"Through your Lens" Photo Competition

Contest Offered: Photo contest
Contest Level: Students, Enthusiasts, Amateurs, Professionals
Provider: eLearning Africa, African Union
Country to Contest in: Online

Scholarship Description
Under the theme of Digital Africa: ICTs enriching communities, the eLearning Africa "Through your Lens" Photo Competition is back this year for its sixth edition (i.e. the 2015 edition of the Photo Competition).

Since 2010, the eLearning Africa competition has been offered annually to photo lovers (students, enthusiasts, amateurs and professionals) to express interests and capture themes in pictures.

The winning photos and those of the top 10 finalists will be exhibited at eLearning Africa. In addition, from 2013 onwards, photos will be featured in the eLearning Africa Report, which was launched at the eLearning 2013 conference.

eLearning Africa "Through your Lens" Photo Competition

Eligibility
Whether you are a photography student or an ICT enthusiast, amateur or professional, all contributors are welcome.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries - submissions from all over Africa and beyond are welcome

Participating Institutions
eLearning Africa, and
Co-Organised by The African Union

Fields of study (Photo Contest Theme)
The theme for the 2015 edition is “Digital Africa: ICTs enriching communities”.
How has the connection between you, your friends and families changed due to technology? How has ICT changed your daily life and the ways in which you participate in your community?
Submit your photo, along with a brief description, and show how communication tools and information technologies are revolutionising how you learn, work and share information, ideas and projects.

Past themes include:
2014: How communication tools and information technologies can build bridges and foster relationships between people.
2013: Tradition and innovation in ICT on the Continent
2012: "The African Century: ICTs Inspiring Innovation"
2011: How ICTs are empowering people across Africa
2010:

Number of winners
Three winners will be picked by public vote and one by an expert panel of judges.

Scholarship benefits
Prizes include a tablet PC, a smartphone and a digital camera.

Participation is free and a selection of the submitted photos, including the winners, will feature in an exhibition at this year’s eLearning Africa conference.

Method of Application
Photos can be submitted via the eLearning Africa "Through your Lens" Facebook application page.

All eligible photos submitted to the competition can be viewed and voted on via the dedicated Facebook application page or by visiting the gallery.

Please visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on applying to this competition.

DEADLINES:
Photos can be submitted from now until May 1st 2015.

PLEASE NOTE:
eLearning Africa is the largest gathering of eLearning and ICT supported education and training professionals in Africa, enabling participants to develop multinational and cross-industry contacts and partnerships, as well as to enhance their knowledge, expertise and abilities.

Delegates are high-level policy and decision makers and practitioners from education, business and government - the three key areas driving eLearning adoption and innovation.

An exhibition and demonstration area accompanies the programme, where leading international eLearning manufacturers, suppliers and service providers present their latest products and services. Every year, participants evaluate the exhibition as a critical meeting point for professional interaction within the conference.

Application Deadline: 1 May 2015
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Contests for International Students

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