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[Thailand] Selection of Thai delegates to 2015 GYELS

by Eco Generation | 12-05-2014 15:01 | Status : Finished   Comments 9 Comments

Samsung Engineering-Metropolitan Electricity Authority

-St. Gabriel's Foundation of Thailand

Eco-generation Environmental

 Leadership Competition in Thailand

       Samsung Engineering, Metropolitan Electricity Authority and St. Gabriel’s Foundation of Thailand would like to offer opportunities to the students in Thailand to explore the environmental awareness activities by sponsoring the competition winners of the Eco-generation Environmental Leadership Competition in Thailand to ‘2015 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit’ to be held in Seoul, Korea.

      The Eco-generation Environmental Leadership Competition in Thailand mainly consists of three steps: Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition in Thailand, Thai Eco-Leadership Day Camp and Presentation Competition. Two winners of the final competition will be given the opportunity to engage in 2015 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit(GYELS) which includes: Global Youth for the Environment Forum, GYELS sessions and excursions in order to improve their awareness, role and commitment in the environmental conservation and protection. The trip to GYELS in Korea will be fully covered with allowances of meals, accommodations and flight tickets.


To raise awareness among youth within the community toward conservation of 

   the environment

To improve, develop, and nurture the student’s abilities in terms of leadership and 

  awareness towards the environment at the same time, 

To find the best students who will represent Thailand to the Global Youth 

   Eco-Leadership Summit.  


Representatives of the 191 schools under the umbrella of St. Gabriel’s Foundation 

   of Thailand and Metropolitan Electricity Authority

Program Details

Part 1: Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition in Thailand

1. Topic : “Thai wisdom to save energy and environment"

2. Submission Deadline : 22 August 2014 (extended)

3. Submission: https://tunza.eco-generation.org/competitonApplicationForm.jsp?viewID=9645  

4. Announcement: 40 finalists will be announced in September 2014

Part 2: Thai Eco-Leadership Day Camp 

           The details will be announced later.

Part 3: Presentation Competition 

           The details will be announced later.



*Trip to Korea for 2015 GYELS:  Since official guardian shall accompany with two winners from Bangkok, parents cannot join the trip to Korea. The direct flight from Bangkok to Incheon will be provided with economy class. Details will be informed later.

Competition Timeline




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.

14.         Only one entry per person is allowed.

2014 E-gen Environ'tal Leadership Competition in Thailand


  • says :
    wow, good to know
    Posted 17-11-2014 01:58

  • says :
    good luck to Thai friends
    Posted 17-11-2014 01:57

  • says :
    Impressive ...
    Posted 17-11-2014 01:15

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    Submission will be closed at 9 PM local time in Bangkok!
    Posted 22-08-2014 12:59

  • says :
    It's great to see so many essay contests on this platform! @Udeh, I think it is only for Thailand students. I wish it were for my country, too :)
    Posted 13-08-2014 23:13

  • says :
    Great opportunity!
    Is it only for people in Thailand?
    Posted 05-08-2014 15:51

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    If you face an error during your submission, please try to attach the essay file and write down your essay title in the content box only. If you still have a difficulties to submit, please email us at ecogeneration@samsung.com
    Posted 31-07-2014 15:11

Dharmendra Kapri

  • Dharmendra Kapri says :
    Great opportunity for Thai students :)
    Posted 07-06-2014 18:24

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