Essay word limit:​ ​1,500 words

Eligibility:​

Students in grades 7-12 enrolled at

  1. 1)  Seoul Foreign School, Seoul Foreign British School, and Dwight School Seoul for International school category (English as first language)
  2. 2)  All Love School and Asia Community School for Korean school category (English as second language)

 

SUBMISSION DETAILS AND DEADLINES:

Essays must be typed, double-space in English. They can be submitted by email to essaycontest@siwakorea.com​. They must include the student’s name, school, grade, email address and phone number. Essays will be accepted until February 15, 2019 and winners will be announced in March 2019. Essays must be students’ own work. Plagiarized essays will be disqualified and not eligible for prizes. No exceptions.

Prizes in Junior and Senior categories for both Korean and International schools:

●  1st Place (junior) – 300,000 KRW to be donated to a SIWA-vetted Korean charity of the winner’s choice & essay published on SIWA website; certificate of recognition presented at SIWA celebration.

 1st Place (senior) -500,000 KRW prize to be donated to a SIWA-vetted Korean charity of the winner’s choice & essay published on SIWA website; certificate of recognition presented at SIWA celebration.

●  2nd and 3rd Place (junior) – certificate of recognition

●  2nd and 3rd Place (senior) – certificate of recognition

Questions? Please email at ​essaycontest@siwakorea.com