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[Saudi Arabia] Environmental Essay Competition for GYELS

by Eco Generation | 08-11-2013 08:53 | Status : Finished   Comments 5 Comments

2014 GYELS

2014 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit

Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition

in Jubail, Saudi Arabia


   Samsung Engineering Saudi Arabia, together with Royal Commission for Jubail, would like to offer opportunities to the students in Jubail to explore the environmental awareness activities by sponsoring the competition winners of the Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition to '2014 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit' with the theme of 'Climate Change and Sustainable City'

   Two winners of the competition will be given the opportunity to engage 2014 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit which includes Global Youth for the Environment Forum, GYELS sessions and excursions to Korea in order to advance their awareness, role and commitment in the environmental conservation and protection. The trip to GYELS in Korea will be in February 15 and fully sponsored by Samsung Engineering.



•   To raise awareness among youth within the community toward conservation 

   of the environment

•   To grow Eco-leaders in Saudi Arabia by enhancing global leadership resulting 

   from participating in the international event

•   To fulfill the social responsibility through educating the future generation


Competition details

•      Eligibility: Intermediate school students in Jubail

*Applicants who reside in Jubail, Saudi Arabia must apply the 2014 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit via 'Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition in Jubail, Saudi Arabia'. Otherwise, submitted applications to wrong category(Global, India) will not be considered.

      Application: November 18 – December 13, 2013

•      Topic: Climate Change and Sustainable City 

                – Our efforts to make Jubail sustainable

      English Interview: Last week in December (To be informed individually)
                             Samsung Engineering will visit the 10 finalists for English interview.

•      Winner Announcement: 1st week of January, 2014 at https://tunza.eco-generation.org

      Where to Submit: Tunza Eco-generation website/Egen Event/Monthly Event

                    <Application form>

•      Prize details



Prize includes

Competition Winners


Eco-generation certificate and trip to Korea

for 2014 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit

Honorable Mentions


Certificate of the Honorable Mention

* Trip to Korea will last for 5 days from Feb 10 to Feb 15, 2014. Guardian from Royal Commission shall accompany the trip. All flights and accommodation will be covered with meal allowances also provided. Economy class flight tickets will be offered. Two winners shall share one twin room. English speaking skill is mandatory to participate in the program. Former delegates of the Global Youth for the Environment Forum are not eligible to enter the 2014 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit. For more details of the trip, please contact ecogeneration@samsung.com 



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.


  • says :
    hoping for a good contest
    Posted 27-12-2013 15:30

  • says :
    looking forward to the competition :)
    Posted 23-12-2013 23:54

  • says :
    Good luck to all participants
    Posted 17-12-2013 13:37

  • says :
    Posted 15-12-2013 17:04

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    Posted 15-12-2013 06:42

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