International Education Day

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Join students from around the globe for International Education Day in Jefferson City, MO.

Join international students and study abroad alumni as we celebrate International Education in the State of Missouri. Your meals and transportation to and from Jefferson City will be provided by Webster.  The day-long visit includes a tour of the state capitol building while the legislature is in session, public recognition of international and study abroad students present for the vent, a networking lunch with other international and study abroad students from schools throughout the state of Missouri, and more! Last year, over 350 students representing 77 countries attended the event, which was sponsored by the Study Missouri Consortium.

Seats are limited and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Deadline to register — February 15th!

To register, please contact Kate Harris at or Bethany Keller at


Study Missouri Photo Contest

Photographer MUST be a current student at a Missouri college or university.

Photograph must have been taken in a country where the photographer attended college or studied abroad.

Photo content must be “true to life” (no digitally altered images).

How to enter

Submit your photo electronically (.jpg, at least 5.0 mega pixels). Only original photos taken by the submitting student will be accepted. Students may submit up to three entries.

Attach the photo in an email titled, “Photo Contest” and send to

Include your name, whether you are an international student or a study abroad student, name of your institution, name of country and date of photo.

Include a caption of no more than 100 words describing where the photo was taken and why thephoto is significant to you.

Grand Prize- $350

1st Prize in each category (International or Study Abroad)- $200

2nd Prize in each category- $100

3rd Prize in each category- $75

*Prizes will be applied to your educational expenses


Winning entries will be displayed in the Missouri State Capitol Rotunda at International Education Day on February 27. By submitting a photo, you grant permission for Study Missouri to reprint and use the photo in promotional materials and on the web. You also agree to allow Study Missouri to print and judge the photo. If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Cornwell


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