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[India] Eco-generation Environmental Leadership Competition in India
by Eco Generation | 11-09-2015 10:01 | Status : Finished 16 Comments
2015 Eco-generation Environmental Leadership Competition in India
Indian preliminary to the 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit
Samsung Engineering would like to offer opportunities to the students in India to participate in '2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit' which is the biggest global environment forum for youth in Korea by sponsoring the competition winners of the Eco-generation Environmental Leadership Competition in India.
TWO winners of the competition will be given the opportunity to engage in the 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit which includes Global Youth for the Environment Forum, cultural exchange program and excursions in Seoul, Korea in order to advance their awareness, role and commitment for the environmental conservation and protection. The trip to GYELS in Korea will be in January 25-29, 2016 and will be fully sponsored by Samsung Engineering.
•   To raise environmental awareness of youth in India both locally and globally
•   To grow Eco-leaders in India by enhancing global leadership through participating in the Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit
•   To fulfill the social responsibility by educating the future generation
•      Eligibility: Indian students aged between 13~15 who resides in India
•     Essay Topic: Future of Energy and Young People – What is the Future of Energy and how young people can act on the local energy issue
•      Time Schedule
- September 11, 2015 : Launching the competition through the website
- November 15, 2015 : Final selection top 22
- November 17, 2015 : Result announcement (POSTPONED)
- January 2016(TBD): Awarding ceremony at SEI (Noida, India)
•      How to Submit: Tunza Eco-generation website/Egen Event/Monthly Event/[India] info
•      Guide to application: Please refer to this link
•      Prize details
* Trip to Korea will last for 5 days in January 2016. Please understand that parents cannot join the trip since the guardian from Samsung Engineering India shall accompany them. All flights and accommodation will be covered with meal allowances also provided. Economy class flight (Delhi – Seoul) tickets will be offered. Two students of same gender shall share a twin room. English speaking skill is mandatory to participate in the program. For more details of the trip, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
※ There is a possibility that the 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit can be canceled. If the 2016 GYELS is canceled, only the certificate and the souvenirs shall be given to the winners.
ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION GUIDELINES, RULES AND REGULATIONS
1.           No entry fee is required.
2.           Samsung Engineering reserves First Rights on all submissions. All other rights to the essay remain the property of the author.
3.           All entries must be original works, in English. Plagiarism and off topic will result in disqualification.
4.           Entries may not have been previously published in professional media.
5.           Entries must be from 600 to 800 words in length.
6.           Entrants must first register at Tunza.eco-generation.org to be able to submit their article online.
7.           All entries must be double spaced, with numbered pages in one of the following formats. All other formats will be disqualified.
a.           MS Word
b.           Adobe PDF
c.           Word Perfect
8.           The entry must have a cover page with the title of the work, the author's name, full mailing address, telephone number and email address. Every subsequent page must carry the title and a page number, but NOT the author's name (to facilitate fair judging).
9.           Each entrant may submit only one essay per contest.
10.         All entries are final. No revisions are accepted.
11.          The decisions of the judges are final and are entirely their own and in no part represents the opinion of Samsung Engineering.
12.         At the discretion of the judges, all well written essays may be published on the Web site.
13.         Winners will be individually notified of the results.