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[Worldwide] Call for Applications : 2017 Global Eco-Leaders Camp

by Eco Generation | 28-09-2016 15:16 | Status : Finished   Comments 40 Comments

Call for Applications

2017 Global Eco-Leaders Camp
India, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Thailand, UAE and Worldwide

February, 2017, Seoul, Republic of Korea


Eco-generation of Samsung Engineering would like to offer opportunities to the young students to participate in the 2017 Global Eco-Leaders Camp which will be held in Seoul, South Korea by inviting the respective winners around the world to explore the environmental awareness activities.


Winners will be given the opportunities to participate in the 2017 Global Eco-Leaders Camp which program includes specialist lecture, laboratory demonstrations and experiments, hands-on project, presentation competition and a variety of other activities in order to advance their awareness on the role and commitment to energy efficiency, energy conservation, and mitigating energy-related impacts on the environment. The trip to the 2017 Global Eco-Leader Camp will be in February, 2017 for 6 days and be fully sponsored by Samsung Engineering.



•       To raise awareness among youth within the community towards conservation of the environment
         and energy efficiency

•       To grow future eco-leaders by enhancing global leadership resulting from participating a variety of
         activities throughout the Camp

•       To fulfill the social responsibility through educating the future generation


Competition Details

•        Organizer : Eco-generation, CSR initiative of Samsung Engineering

•        Host and Sponsor : Samsung Engineering

•        Eligibility

         A. Participants: Eco-generation members around the world aged between 13 and 16

         B. Facilitator: Eco-generation member aged 18 or older
          ※The reference date of age counting is 31st Dec, 2016.
          ※To create account and to become an Eco-generation member, please Click here.

•        Roles and Responsibilities

         A. Participants

         - One shall represent the country they're from during the Camp.

         - One shall actively join the programs and group projects.

         - One shall follow the instructions of the facilitator and staffs of the Camp for safety.

         - One shall post the experiences in the GYELS after returning to their country within 3 weeks.

         B. Facilitator

         - Planning / Organizing / Executing the 2017 Global Eco-Leaders Program in close cooperation
            with Eco-generation team

         - Coaching and Mentoring for the participants of 2017 Global Eco-Leaders Camp

         - One shall post the experiences in the Global Eco-Leaders Camp after returning back to their
            country within 3 weeks.

•        How to apply

         - Worldwide (Participants & Facilitators)
※Applicants from India, Mexico, Soudi Arabia and UAE should also submit  
              the application form the same way shown as below.
           ※The applicants from South Korea should apply for the separate competition
              to be announced soon.

         1. Go to Application form page : Home>E-gen Event>Monthly Event>No. 92>Application form

         2. Write an essay on "How can we motivate people to conserve energy?" in the Content box
             of the application form. (600 -800 words)

         3. Attach your CV in the attachment column.

         4. Press 'Submit' button on the bottom.

         5. To check your application, please visit Home > E-gen Event > Monthly Event>My page

         - Thailand

         1. Visit this link for more details: Thailand : Home>E-gen Event>Monthly Event>No. 91


•          Application deadline: Nov 12, 2016


•          Application Guide : Please visit this LINK

Participants Selection Plan


Judging Criteria

Number of Participants

Number of Facilitators

Local Organizer


Essay, CV



Eco-generation HQ

South Korea

Essay, CV



Eco-generation HQ


Essay, CV



Samsung Engineering UAE

Saudi Arabia

Essay, CV



Samsung Engineering Saudi Arabia


Essay, CV



Grupo Samsung Ingenieria Mexico


Essay, CV



Samsung Engineering India


Video, Presentation



St. Gabriel’s Foundation, Samsung Engineering Thailand





* Online points can be considered

※ Selection details can be changed.
※ The applicants from India, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and UAE(regardless of participant or facilitator) should submit their application form in the same way the 'Worldwide' applicants do. The process including 'How to appliy' and 'Rules and Regulations' applies the same for all applicants except applicants from Thailand.
※ The applicants from South Korea should apply for the separate competition to be announced soon.


General Timeline







Launching competition details via website

Poster and letter

Early Nov

Closing application system
- Worldwide : Nov 12, 2016

(GMT 0)

Early Nov

Short-listing top 100

by Eco-generation HQ

Mid Nov

Short-listing top 22

by University Professors

Mid November

Finalists English interview /
phone interview/ presentation contest

Content may vary

Late November

Result announcement

via Tunza Eco-generation

Mid December

Awarding ceremony (Thailand only )

Details will be informed to the winners



2017 Global Eco-Leaders Camp

Seoul, South Korea

 Detailed schedule may be varied depending on each country and overseas office.


Important Notice for Applications

1. Personal information must be correct. Eco-generation is not responsible for any problem caused by incorrect personal information. If the selected applicant does not respond to the result notice e-mail within 3 days, the selection will be automatically canceled and the opportunity will be given to the next candidate.

2. Only one entry per student allowed. Paper and E-mail applications are not accepted. Late or incomplete applications will be disqualified.

3. If there is not enough number of qualified applicants from one host country, remaining number of the winners can be selected from other countries.

4. We would like to inform you that there is a chance the 2017 Global Eco-Leaders Camp to be canceled. If the 2017 Global Eco-Leaders Camp is canceled, only the certificate and the souvenirs shall be given to the winners by air courier.


Rules and Regulations on Essay Writing

1. Applicants must first register at Tunza.eco-generation.org to be able to submit their essay.

2. No entry fee is required.

3. Samsung Engineering reserves First Rights on all submissions. All other rights to the essay remain the property of the author.

4. All entries must be original works, in English. Plagiarism and off topic will result in disqualification.

5. Entries must be from 600 to 800 words in length.

6. Each applicant can submit only one essay.

7. At the discretion of the judges, all well written essays may be published on the Web site.


Conditions for the Trip to South Korea

1. Trip to Korea will last for 5 days in February, 2017. All flights and accommodation will be covered with meal allowances also provided. Economy class flight tickets will be offered. Two delegates shall share one twin room upon genders. English speaking skill is mandatory to participate in the program. Parents of the participants cannot accompany the trip to South Korea because Chaperones from respective Samsung Engineering Offices or partner organization shall accompany the trip from each country.

2. We do NOT support fees for visa and local transportations. Participants must pay their own visa fees to South Korea and should be in the airport of the capital city on the day of departure. Invitation letter for the visa procedure will be provided by the secretariat.

3. Only the worldwide participants can accompany ONE chaperone under the condition to bear their own flight expense. Rest of the cost for the worldwide chaperones shall be beared by Samsung Engineering. If a chaperon cannot accompany, the secretariat will provide Unaccompanied Minors Service by the airlines.

4. We recommend you to get travel insurance in your country before departure.


For more details, please contact us at ecogeneration@samsung.com







Appendix 1.


About Eco-generation

Samsung Engineering established Eco-generation in 1996 as one of the largest environmental education programs for children and youth in Korea. In 2006, Samsung Engineering expanded the program to the Asia-Pacific region by launching an English Eco-generation (www.eco-generation.org) website in partnership with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). www.eco-generation.org is a children’s educational environmental website that emphasizes learning and sharing knowledge about the environment.


On September 27, 2011 Samsung Engineering and UNEP made steps to reach an international audience by launching tunza.eco-generation.org, a new environmental networking platform for children and youth. Tunza.eco-generation.org is an interactive environmental website that will serve as a platform to educate the community about the environment and create eco-friendly initiatives.


With a 20-year history, Eco-generation is Samsung Engineering’s largest running CSR program, which has been supported by Samsung Engineering’s expertise in the environmental business. This will continue to be one of the company’s core initiatives to support and contribute the new generation via environmental education.


About Tunza Eco-generation website(tunza.eco-generation.org)

Tunza Eco-generation is the social networking platform to be an interactive and vibrant site presenting various possibilities to engage youth, children and organizations from various portals (chat – global, regional and thematic platforms webpage’s with dynamic functions where children and youth are able to upload/update their environmental activities which will then go live online after it has been cleared by an administrator of the platform, possibility of working on documents and editing of the same can take place online various tutorials between experts and young people voting functions/processes on various competitions, databases for various children, youth and sport processes).


About Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd

Samsung Engineering is one of the world’s leading engineering, procurement, construction and project management (EPC&PM) companies. With experience in over 30 countries, the company provides total project management from planning and financing through to construction and commissioning and has built some of the world’s largest and most complex hydrocarbon and industrial plants and facilities. Samsung Engineering has a reputation for delivering projects on time and uses the latest innovations to engineer industry-leading facilities. For more information, please visit www.samsungengineering.com

2017 Global Eco-Leaders Camp Poster


  • says :
    @Sabina Lessova news here http://tunza.eco-generation.org/noticeView.jsp?viewID=42148&searchType=&searchName=&pageNumber=1
    Posted 16-12-2016 15:48

  • says :

    Hi friends.Can I ask when will the result of eco-Leaders?how long to wait?
    I have a 466 point written
    how to understand this?
    Posted 11-12-2016 18:18

  • says :
    Have anyone received the results?
    Posted 08-12-2016 21:22

  • says :
    My daughter Grace Savude (Worldwide), has applied while in boarding school, wondering if you have shortlisted candidates as per your timeplan. The experience of writing the essay was very good. A lot of learnings, she says...
    Posted 27-11-2016 19:13

  • says :
    I made a mistake and didn't upload my Cv in my first application, so sent another with cv in it. I hope you don't disqualify because of that. Hope to make to Korea. When is the results deadline
    Posted 21-11-2016 11:46

  • says :
    I just found out about this program and I see that the deadline is one the 12th of November, so I just wanted to know if I could still apply?
    Posted 16-11-2016 20:37

Ishitwa Chandra

  • Ishitwa Chandra says :
    When is the supposed date for results to come out?
    Posted 14-11-2016 18:37

  • says :
    I am alsya from Indonesia . I join 2017 global eco leaders camp . I have been sent my essay and cv at 12/11. In the rule it said that wrong information will be disqualified. I make a typo in my province address, it should be west but i type east. I knew it was my mistake , but i hope tunza eco generation will acknowledge me in this situation. I don't want to lose my chance as a winner. Thank you ^^
    Posted 14-11-2016 15:18

  • says :
    I found it very difficult in submitting my application. I do not know but I would plead with officials of the program if they extend the deadline so that we in African especially in Ghana would be able to submit it due poor connection
    Posted 13-11-2016 12:47

  • says :
    I have submitted my application already, hope to participate in facilitating this beautiful event

    Posted 12-11-2016 03:34

  • says :
    What a great opportunity!
    Posted 11-11-2016 16:15

  • says :
    if i write more than 8oo words it 's ok?

    Posted 11-11-2016 02:24

  • says :
    I'm 17 years old, going to be turning 18 on the 3rd of Jan - 3 days after the reference date. Am I eligible for anything?
    Posted 10-11-2016 22:51

  • says :
    I am from Pakistan so am I worldwide applicant?
    Posted 10-11-2016 17:14

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @MUHAMMAD, prerana
    As specified in the ‘Participants Selection Plan', you can apply for ‘Worldwide' section. So, the answer is ‘YES'. Good luck for all of you guys!

    Posted 07-11-2016 14:16

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @Fury, Imanishimwe
    The planning is still ongoing. We will inform all the Eco-generation member as soon as the exact schedule comes out.

    Posted 07-11-2016 14:14

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    Original work means: Your personal experience will be a great original work. And if you refer to information from books/internet, you should express it in your own way after thinking them thorough.

    Posted 07-11-2016 14:14

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    It happens when the file or the name of file contains specific combination of letters which makes the application look like an invasion trial. Please check if the file name includes special letters or spaces.

    Posted 07-11-2016 14:13

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    You can see the tabs consist of Info-Application form-Winners-My page.
    Find the Application form by clicking the ‘Application form' tab.

    Posted 07-11-2016 14:13

  • says :
    I am from Pakistan, can our country Participate.
    Posted 07-11-2016 08:28

  • says :
    Can armenian participants apply?

    Posted 07-11-2016 04:38

  • says :
    Nepalese youth can participate or not ???
    Posted 06-11-2016 22:48

  • says :
    May I please know the exact dates for the Camp?
    Posted 30-10-2016 17:12

  • says :
    lets give a shot for this.
    Posted 25-10-2016 16:51

  • says :
    Indeed,great opportunity!
    Posted 25-10-2016 11:49

  • says :
    I look forward to this.
    Posted 25-10-2016 06:04

  • says :
    Cool! Good Luck you all :-)
    Posted 24-10-2016 10:44

  • says :
    Wishing all the best to all the young applicants :) Its a rare opportunity, go for it :)
    Posted 23-10-2016 20:06

  • says :
    Posted 21-10-2016 06:07

  • says :
    Hiiii!!! By original work, do you mean no research via books/internet included?Purely experience based?

    Posted 20-10-2016 14:03

  • says :
    Hello! I'm trying to send an application for this event but after I finished it and submit my essay it says 'The specified url cannot be found'. Why is that so?
    Posted 20-10-2016 01:23

  • says :
    when is the camp going to take place (specify the dates)

    Posted 19-10-2016 17:18

  • says :
    I hope to make it to Seoul this year :)
    Posted 16-10-2016 12:57

Luiz Bispo

  • Luiz Bispo says :
    Great one!! =)
    Posted 16-10-2016 04:32

Yvonne Wabai

  • Yvonne Wabai says :
    This is an awesome opportunity!
    Posted 13-10-2016 20:00

Pherly Grace Bungao

  • Pherly Grace Bungao says :
    Finally! :) Thank you Eco-gen for this oppotunity. This event is one of the hardest, still I'll have give my very best to aim this! Good luck to everyone! :) <3
    Posted 13-10-2016 12:39

  • says :
    where is the application ?

    Posted 12-10-2016 20:25

  • says :
    Thanks for giving us this big opportunity to be either a participant or a facilitator at this international event.
    Posted 12-10-2016 17:57

  • says :
    Happy happy
    Hope to make successful participation this time :) :)
    Posted 12-10-2016 16:15

  • says :
    Awesome! Don't think I can stand a chance but I will definitely give it a shot. <3
    Posted 12-10-2016 12:50

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