Essay Themes : International Images of Korea, Improvements using Understanding Korea Materials
Eligibility : Foreigners, Koreans living abroad
We are pleased to announce the Call for Essays of the Understanding Korea Contest 2022. Please note the following guidelines. The Center for International Affair at AKS is the home of the Understanding Korea Project, which seeks to correct inaccurate information on and improve contents about Korea in International textbooks.
Submission : Through the official website of the Academy of Korean Studies (Applications available from 1st June)
– Language: Korean or English
– Essay Length: About 3 pages in A4 format
※ Download the application form from information bulletins on the Center’s website and submit.
(Only the official form will be accepted.)
※ Applications can be submitted using either Theme 1, Theme 2, or both.
|Title||Number of winners||Prizes|
|Grand Prize||2||Awarded by the Ministers (MOFA & MOE) Prize worth 1,000,000 won|
|Excellence Prize||4||Awarded by AKS President Prize worth 400,000 won|
|Participation Prize||6||Awarded by the Center Director Prize worth 200,000 won|
※ Taxes related to the acceptance of and use of the prize are the winners’ responsibility.
Submission : official website of the Academy of Korean Studies
○ Language: Korean or English
○ Essay Length: About 3 pages in A4 format
Application : June 1 – July 31, 2022, 18:00 (KST)
Contact : The Center for International Affairs of the Academy of Korean Studies