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[India] Eco-generation Environmental Leadership Competition in India

by Eco Generation | 11-09-2015 10:01 | Status : Finished   Comments 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


Competition details

      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 10, 2015 (Extended) : Online submission system closed

- 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 applicationPlease refer to this link 

      Prize details



Prize includes

Competition Winners


Eco-generation certificate and trip to Korea

for 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit

Honorable Mentions


Eco-generation certificate and souvenir


* 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 ecogeneration@samsung.com

※ 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.




Appendix 1.




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.


Indian deadline extended 2016 GYELS poster


  • says :
    I know that it will be held in January but don't know the exact date. It is almost January mid and I am not getting any invitation for the awarding ceremony.
    Posted 08-01-2016 21:32

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @Laishram, awarding will be in January at Samsung Engineering India office. Please refer to the Winner announcement post.
    Posted 21-12-2015 09:57

  • says :
    I do not get invitation for the India Award ceremony till now. I am among the selected 20 honorable mention winner. Moreover I do not know when will the awarding ceremony will be held
    Posted 19-12-2015 23:53

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @parul, result announced last month. Please check out the Notice board.
    Posted 10-12-2015 16:41

  • says :
    when would the results be announced?

    Posted 08-12-2015 23:37

Sebara Tabouli Florent Christian

Sebara Tabouli Florent Christian

  • says :
    I should have applied
    Posted 24-11-2015 16:51

  • says :
    BEst wishes!!!!!!!!!! to everyone .......:)
    Posted 24-11-2015 16:51

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @Manjari, result announced at the Notice board! Please check :)
    Posted 20-11-2015 08:41

  • says :
    How do we get to know the rank

    Posted 19-11-2015 19:33

  • says :
    Results are announced or not.....? Plz tell.

    Posted 19-11-2015 19:23

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    Dear applicants, because of the verification process, result announcement has been postponed. We'll try our best to announce the result the soonest.
    We do appreciate your understanding in advance.
    <Eco-generation team>
    Posted 17-11-2015 18:42

  • says :
    Results ....when would be announced ...best of luck to everyone

    Posted 17-11-2015 15:51 Delete

  • says :
    BEst wishes!!!!!!!!!! to everyone .......:)

    Posted 06-11-2015 21:44

  • says :
    Best wishes to all the Indian Youths :)
    Posted 16-09-2015 11:39

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