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Entries: 6th Together Day Commemorative Essay Contest Illustrating Foreigner's
Life in Korea'
Deadline: 15 April 2013
Together Day is a national commemorative day designated as May 20th to create an
environment where Korean citizens and foreigners residing in Korea live in
harmony. To commemorate the 6th Together Day 2013, the Ministry of Justice
co-hosts the essay contest on foreigner's life in Korea with the Ministry of
Security and Public Ministration and Korea Saemaul Undong Center.
ELIGIBILITY AND CONTEST GENRE:
Participant : Expats living in Korea and any Korean citizen
Genre : Essay on foreigner's life in Korea
Marriage migrants or their family members (spouses, parents, children, etc)
International students, foreign workers, ethnic Koreans with foreign nationality
Employees or volunteers of foreigner supporting private organizations, mentors
or supporters of marriage migrants
CONTEST THEME AND SCHEDULE:
Theme: Color Your Dream
Topic 1. Anecdotes on life in Korea as a marriage migrant (e.g. Know-hows to
adjust to life in Korea as a foreign housewife)
Topic 2. A beautiful love story with a Korean spouse (e.g. Stories about how you
met your Korean spouse)
Topic 3. Anecdotes on your school life as an international student (e.g.
Benefits of studying in Korea as an international student)
Topic 4. Anecdotes on experiences as a foreign worker (e.g. Tips on working in
Korea as a foreign worker)
Entry Period: Mar. 25th 2013 (Mon)~ Apr. 15th 2013 (Mon)
Preliminary Evaluation: Apr. 23rd 2013 (Tue)
Winner Announcement: May 3rd 2013 (Fri) on the website of Together Day
The Schedule above is subject to change depending on the circumstances of the
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND SUBMISSION:
Length: no longer than three A4 pages. Use 12 point Sinmyeongjo font with 160%
spacing and 15mm top/bottom, 20mm left/right and 15mm header/footer margin.
Submit the essay with your application form. Download the application form on
the website of Together Day
(www.togetherday.kr) and fill out the form.
Please make sure that you have filled out the form fully before submitting.
Category 1 : International students, Foreign workers, Ethnic Koreans with
foreign nationality (8 persons)
Grand (1 person) -Certificate by the Minister of Justice & 1 million won
Excellence (2 persons)-Certificate by the Minister of Justice & 500,000 won
Encouragement (5 persons) - Certificate by the Minister of Justice & 300,000 won
Category 2 : Marriage immigrants(8 persons)
Grand (1 person) - Certificate by the Minister of Security and Public
Administration & 1 million won
Excellence (2 persons) - Certificate by the Minister of Security and Public
Administration & 500,000 won
Encouragement (5 persons) - Certificate by the Minister of Security and Public
Administration & 300,000 won
Category 3 : Volunteers, Mentors, Supporters (8 persons)
Grand (1 person) - Certificate by the President of Korea Saemaul Undong Center &
1 million won
Excellence (2 persons) - Certificate by the President of Korea Saemaul Undong
Center & 500,000 won
Encouragement (5 persons) -Cerfiticate by the President of Korea Saemaul Undong
Center & 300,000 won
The prizes for each award category are presented by the Minister of Justice, the
Minister of Security and Public Administration, and the President of Korea
Saemaul Undong Center.
All works must be written in Korean.
All works must not be published before anywhere, and any submissions that are
found to plagiarize or copy other works will be excluded from the contest.
Prize-winning essays will be posted on the websites of Together Day and hosting
All submitted works will not be returned, and the prize-winning works may be
publicized on the media or used for campaign and promotion materials for public
If any prize-winner turns out to plagiarize other works or to be awarded for the
same work in different contests, the certificate and the prize money previously
given in the award ceremony will be revoked.
For submissions: via the online entry form
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