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Youth Essay Contest
Date : 2019-09-09     Hit : 1690


Youth Essay Contest





 

□ Write an essay about what you can do to protect and enhance human rights in society

○ Purpose

- Discovering and cultivating democratic human rights leaders’

  by holding an essay contest for young human rights activists and students in the world.

- Expanding the base of the May 18 Academy.

- Lay the groundwork for the globalization of the May 18 Democratic Uprising.

 

○ Qualification for Participation : Men and women between the ages

   of 18 and 27 (as of 2019.09.30.) and one or more of the following criteria:

   1) College/Graduate students majoring in relevant fields (including graduates).

   2) A person who has been a member of a human rights organization for more than a year.

   3) Active participants in human rights-related events at least three times

     (presenting, volunteering activities).

 

□ Documents for Submit

○ Certificate of college/graduation

○ Certificate of employment with human rights organizations

○ Certificate of participation in human rights-related events

 

□ Format

○ Writing Format : MS word / 12pt / Times New Roman

○ Document volume : 1000 to 1500 words based on .docx file.

○ Language : English

 

□ Submission

○ How to submit : Email Only to may18academy@gmail.com

○ Submission deadline : September 30, 2019 (Korea Standard Time)

 

□ Awards

○ Will be given priorities for participation in the 2020 May 18 Academy

    (to be held in August or September 2020).

○ Will be invited to present the essay at the Gwangju Asia forum 2020

    that will be held in Gwangju, South Korea between May 17 and 21, 2020.

○ The Foundation will publish selected essays in the Mayzine and other Korean/English news outlets.
    (with honorarium 100 USD)

 

□ Notice

※ Participants, please be aware of the below:

○ Essays must be original and unpublished. Plagiarized entries will be rejected.

○ Essays must be written by one person. (Co-authored essays will be rejected.)

○ Only one essay is permitted to be submitted.

○ Copyright of the chosen essays will be assigned to the May 18 Memorial Foundation.

○ Quotes references, and source acknowledgement must be made.
 

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