Climate change and the future of mankind

The 3rd Global Youth Environmental Essay Competition

The 3rd Global Youth Environmental Essay Competition

NOW OPEN!

[IMPORTANT NOTICE]
Applicants using the English version of Entry Form will receive a submission confirmation email from the operating organization HOBY Korea individually within a few hours of submission. The deadline of submission is June 10, 2019, 23:59 (Korea Standard Time).

 

 

Hosted/organized by Korean Educational Association for Empowerment of Software

Supported by Korea’s Ministry of Environment, Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Gyeonggi Province, Daegu Metropolitan City, Gyeongnam Provincial Office of Education, Jeollanam Provincial Office of Education, Korean Federation for Environmental Movement (Friends of the Earth Korea), WWF Korea, HOBY Korea, the Korean Youth Center, The Korea Life Digital Contents Reserved

 

PURPOSE:

Environmental destruction caused by climate change is not a matter of concern only for certain experts or people living in a certain region. It has become a critical issue that we all have to care about. Following the successful hosting in 2014 and 2018, Korean Educational Association for Empowerment of Software is hosting the 3rd Global Youth Environmental Essay Competition in 2019 on the topic, “Climate change and the future of mankind,” to continuously urge youth to pay attention to the threat of climate change.

WHO WE ARE:

 

 

Korean Educational Association for Empowerment of Software is a non-profit organization registered in the Ministry of Science and ICT in the Republic of Korea. We are committed to developing high skilled manpower and encouraging international exchange in the field of science and ICT, and giving youth a variety of opportunities to build skills, experiences and global awareness in various fields with leadership and innovation.

GUIDELINES:

○ Eligibilities : Open to students from any country

– grades between 7th and 12th on June 10, 2019

○ Entry Fee : No entry fee

○ Topic : Climate change and the future of mankind

○ Languages : English or Korean (Choose one)

– Any type of essay with any idea related to the topic

– Essays must be shorter than 800 words in English or 2,000 characters or less in Korean (excluding title, footnotes, bibliography or references)

○ How to submit your essay :

Download the essay submission form<- Click here

– Write your essay in the form

– Submit it attached to the online entry form at www.hobykorea.com (HOBY Korea in charge of this year’s competition) 

DEADLINES:

○ June 10, 2019, 23:59 (Korea Standard Time)

○ Announcement of Winners : July 17, 2019 16:00 (Korea Standard Time)

AWARDS:

○  Award by South Korea’s Minister of Environment

○  Award by South Korea’s Minister of Foreign Affairs

○  Awards by Barbara Bry, president pro tem of the San Diego City Council

○  Awards by Governor of Gyeonggi Province

○  Awards by Korean Federation for Environmental Movement, Friends of the Earth Korea

○  Awards by WWF Korea

○  Award by Mayor of Daegu Metropolitan City

○  Award by Superintendent of the Gyeongnam Provincial Office of Education 

○  Awards by Superintendent of the Jeollanam Provincial Office of Education

○  Awards by President of Korean Educational Association for Empowerment of Software

○  Awards by President of HOBY Korea

○  Awards by President of the Korean Youth Center

JUDGING CRITERIA:

○  Content and logic : 30

○  Originality : 25

○  Structure and organization : 20

○  Style : 15

○  Grammar : 10

○  Total : 100

※ Submitted essays will not be returned.

※ Korean Educational Association for Empowerment of Software will obtain the copyright for submitted essays.

※ Plagiarized essays will be rejected. (Essays must be original)

※ Essays must be written by one person.

INQUIRIES:

82-2-569-9600   ksei@ksei.or.kr    hobyk@hobykorea.com