San Diego State University

 

Hangul Day, A celebration of the Korean Alphabet, 2015

 

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 out our submission form and attach your pdf file to it.
                  

Submission deadline: Deadline Extended! Noon, September 22, 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.

View the flyer to learn more (.pdf)

 

For any questions, contact Dr. Soonja Choi, schoi@mail.sdsu.edu