Event Hangul Day Essay Contest @ San Diego State University

The Korean Program at SDSU announces the 2015 Hangul Day Campus-wide Essay Contest in Korean

To be eligible to enter the contest you must be:

An SDSU student enrolled in fall 2015.
A student not taking a Korean class (KOR 101, 201, 430) in fall 2015. A student learning Korean as foreign/second language.

The contest is divided into two phases:

(1) Pre-Final Phase

Choose ONE of the following topics for your essay:

A fan-letter to your favorite Korean*
좋아하는 한국인에게 보내는 팬레터 *

*The person can be anyone you admire (e.g., a celebrity in
entertainment, artist, literary, political person) and can be a historical or a currently living person.
*좋아하는 한국인은 연예인, 예술가, 작가, 정치가 등 여러방면에서 역사적인 인물이나 현재 살고 있는 사람 중에서 한 명을 선택.

What are the significances of Korea in terms of international relations? 국제 외교관계에서 한국이 차지하는 중요성을 든다면 어떤 점들이 있나요?

Essay format and length:

The essay must be written in Korean.
Typed (11-12 pt.) or hand-written. The hand-writing must be clearly legible. The hand-written essay should be scanned as a pdf document. 1 or 2 pages. (no more than 2 pages)
Save the file as a pdf document

To enter the contest, please fill our our submission form and attach your pdf file to it.

Submission deadline: Noon, September 21, 2015.

Evaluation will be based on the Form, the Organization, and the Content.

Results announced by email on September 28, 2015.

(2) Final ‘on-the-spot’ Phase

All those who passed the pre-final contest will be invited to the final ‘on-the-spot’ contest. Students must come to the final contest site/time to be considered for final evaluation. Neither remote participation nor other arrangement can be made.

The topics for the FINAL contest will be different from those for the pre-final contest.

Date: Friday, October 2, 2015
Time: 2 – 3:30pm
Location: Storm Hall 101

Awards Ceremony

Winners for the contest will be celebrated on:

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 from 4-6pm in Aztec Student Center, Theatre 270.

For any questions, contact Dr. Soonja Choi, schoi [at] mail.sdsu.edu

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