Title : 2021-22 Mekong-ROK Exchange Year Student Paper Contest
: To inspire interest and research motivation among young people from Korea & 5 Mekong countries
: To expand the research base to discover new areas of cooperation between Korea and Mekong
Hosted by : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
: Students enrolled in universities and graduate schools (master’s / doctoral) or students on leave of absence (regardless of nationality)
: Individuals or groups of 3 or less
※ When participating as a team, only one person should apply as the representative
Topic : The Future of Mekong-ROK cooperation
|Politics & foreign affairs, economy & finance, environment & development, culture & art
Submission Period : 22 December 2021 ~ 28 February 2022
Announcement of award winners : mid-March 2022 (The specific date will be uploaded on the official website when decided.)
Presentation & award ceremony : The date will be notified individually
※ Award winners will be invited to present their paper.
| How to apply
Online submission via official website
Required documents : paper file for the contest, annexed application form, certificate of enrollment
※ You can download the annexed application form on the “Submission” category.
※ Winner should submit the certificate of enrollment/leave of absence.
※ You can participate only if you agree to the terms and conditions of personal information collection and use, third-party copyright-related, consent to the attribution and use of works, and pledge to apply.
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||The awardees will receive a certificate bearing the name of the ROK Minister of Foreign Affairs.
※ Award details and the schedule may change depending on the circumstances.
The submitted paper will not be returned and may be edited and published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
※ The copyright of all submitted papers belongs to the applicants.
The paper should be the applicant’s own creation, and papers that have been submitted to other competitions, published in academic journals or paper collections, or presented as dissertations for a degree is NOT eligible for submission.
If any award-winning paper is found to have breached research ethics, the award will be withdrawn, along with the prize money.
| Contact Information
Secretariat of the 2021-22 Mekong-ROK Exchange Year Student Paper Contest