The Call for International Affairs of the Academy of Korean Studies has announced an essay contest, “The Understanding Korea Contest 2021.” Through this project, AKS seeks to correct the inaccurate information on and improve contents about Korea in international textbooks.
- International Image of Korea– Proposals on improving the image of Korea in international instruction materials like textbooks & internet sites.
- Improvements using Understandings Korea Materials– Improvements using Understanding Korea materials and suggestions for developing new materials. These materials were published by AKS and can be requested for the purpose of this essay contest. (click here for the website link.)
WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS CONTEST?
Foreigners & Koreans who are living in abroad. In other words, any person except Koreans who are living in Korea is eligible to participate in this contest.
HOW TO SUBMIT?
The application form can be downloaded from information bulletins on the Academy of Korean Studies website or the Center for International Affairs website and submit it. Only the official application forms will be accepted.
(click here to get access to the website.)
The applications can be submitted using either Theme 1, or Theme 2, or both.
Language: Korean or English
Essay Length: About 3 pages in A4 format.
Grand Prize– 2 winners will be awarded by the Ministers (MOFA & MOE), and the Prize worth is 1,000,000 won.
Excellence Prize– AKS President will award 4 winners with a Prize worth of 400,000 won.
Participation Prize- The Center Director will award 6 winners with a Prize worth of 200,000 won.
(Taxes related to the acceptance of and use of the Prize are the winners’ responsibility.)
All the applications must be submitted before JULY 31, 2021, 18;30 KST (3 p.m. IST).
NOTE: Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.
The results will be posted on the Center’s website on September 15, 2021. All the winners will be notified individually.
In case of queries, contact The Center for International Affairs of the Academy of Korean Studies through e-mail.
E-mail ID: email@example.com
All inquiries about the contest must be by e-mail.
Are you interested in this contest? Then, what are you waiting for? Submit your application form before it’s too late. And don’t forget to let your friend’s know about this contest.
Written by Lasya