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Call for Applications: 2017 Global Eco-Leaders Camp

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by Eco Generation | 07-09-2016 17:58 Comments 34 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, South Korea 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
- Thailand : Nov 12, 2016
- 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 Call for applications


  • T Anudeep Reddy says :
    All the best to the students selected for the camp! Have a great learning experience :)
    Posted 02-01-2017 17:31

  • says :
    Already the late of November, but the results are not available? We worry...
    Posted 30-11-2016 00:27

  • says :
    where's the result announcement?
    Posted 23-11-2016 23:19

  • says :
    such a great opportunity!
    Posted 19-11-2016 14:38

  • says :
    Eagerly looking forward to the results! :D
    Posted 13-11-2016 15:47

  • says :
    Such a great opportunity!
    Posted 12-11-2016 22:01

  • says :
    Eco ....please help me ....It says system failed when I submit my essay ....i have also sent a mail but i didn't get any reply....plzzzz ...help me
    Posted 12-11-2016 12:27

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @Annas, sorry! You should apply for the facilitator next year! :(
    Posted 11-11-2016 09:49

  • says :
    Seems interesting!
    Posted 11-11-2016 01:44

  • 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 21:12

Christian Gonzalez

  • Christian Gonzalez says :
    Looking forward to the results. I really want to be selected!
    Posted 10-11-2016 12:59

  • says :
    Submitted and hoping to be selected :)
    Posted 07-11-2016 22:54

  • says :
    Nepalese can participate or not ???
    Posted 06-11-2016 22:43

  • says :
    Such an amazing opportunity
    Posted 06-11-2016 02:07

  • says :
    I want to participate in the Global Eco-Leaders Camp. I believe that we need to care about the environment. Earth is our home!
    Posted 04-11-2016 19:05

  • says :
    I'm from Tunisia and I'm 26 years old and I wanna participate in this camp. How can I do? thank you
    Posted 03-11-2016 22:20

  • says :
    Wow, I would loooooooooove thise opportunity! K-pop is my jam

    Posted 29-10-2016 04:50

  • says :
    Like the golden chance
    Posted 27-10-2016 18:52

  • says :
    I am 32 years old government official from Azerbaijan interested in Eco-friendly projects. I would like to join to this camp as Facilitator with a 12 years old boy whose smartness and talent exceeds his age and he's now involved in preparation of presentation regarding Climate change and Eco friendly systems. This opportunity will help him to form a better understanding about the issue. Is it possible ?
    Posted 26-10-2016 20:36

  • says :
    This is another great Ecogen opportunity with an interesting topic.All the best to you all.
    Posted 14-10-2016 16:46

  • jared obure says :
    wanna try it .

    Posted 12-10-2016 16:54

Dewi Retno S

  • Dewi Retno S says :
    Finally it's here! All the best for us :)
    Posted 12-10-2016 12:33

  • says :
    Finally its here. Hurray
    Posted 12-10-2016 10:37

  • says :
    Finally its here. Hurray
    Posted 12-10-2016 10:36

  • says :
    Eagerly waiting for it to be announced in India! Fingers crossed!
    Posted 02-10-2016 16:03

  • says :
    ohhhhhh sounds interesting. just wait and see

    Posted 28-09-2016 05:24

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    It will be announced soon, so stay tuned on our notices and newsletters : )
    Posted 26-09-2016 09:03

  • says :
    when it will be ??
    Posted 23-09-2016 23:14

  • says :
    It really sound interesting.. Don't wanna miss out please where is it taking place
    Posted 19-09-2016 00:57

  • says :
    I really want to join with
    Posted 15-09-2016 01:24

  • SOMO GUYO says :
    it looks awesome

    Posted 13-09-2016 18:38

  • says :
    it looks great

    Posted 10-09-2016 14:29

  • says :
    sounds gonna be great
    Posted 09-09-2016 01:30

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