If you have Internet access, and your age is between 10 and 23, you are eligible to enter. Feel free to enter the competition and submit more than one entry. The competition is divided into two parts by age group, juniors (10-16) & seniors (17-23) and you don’t need to be attending school to enter.
OMAP (Online Media Application Portfolio) is the prerequisite for all subsequent UYAF applications starting 2016. Please open the link OMAP (Online Media Application Portfolio) for more information.
We evaluate all information submitted OMAP—including pre-OMAP, transcripts, essay, and your video production —when considering your application.
Admissions decisions are made on a rolling, first-come, first-entered basis, and the selection process is very competitive. Once an application is complete, it takes approximately 20 business days (Approximately less than one month) for the final judges to review from the prescreened applications to make the decision.
Next steps after admission
If you are admitted to the UYAF International Competition program, you’ll need to register for the Online course you are required to take at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Registration is now opened for the course scheduled June 26th 2017 through July 21 2017. Courses do fill up quickly, so plan to register early for your admission.
The requirement is OMAP: This is the prerequisite for all subsequent UYAF applications since year 2016. Please check out the Georgia Institute of Technology website for OMAP online course availability.