2016 Native Language Essay Writing Contest

Once again, here is the yearly “Native Language Essay Writing Contest” for women marriage immigrants and their husbands. This is an annual event sponsored by the Research Institute of Asian Women of Sookmyung Women’s University in cooperation with the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family and KEB Hana Bank.

Share your experiences and join this contest. There is one for female marriage immigrants and another for their Korean husbands.

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2016 Native Language Essay Writing Contest for Married Immigrants and Korean Husband

Marriage Immigrants

Who can join: Female married immigrants

Essay format: A4 size, max 3 pages, 11pt Times New Roman font, 160% spacing

Topic: Experience as a female immigrant in Korea (Choose one of the following)
~ My Experiences on Korean Culture (traditional culture, food, etc)
~ My Family Life (living with a Korean family, child rearing, child education)
~ My Economic Self-Reliance in Korea
~ My Traveling Story in Korea (travel)
~ Others (about your life in Korea)

Language: Your native language (Philippines: Filipino)

Submission of entry: May 1 ~ June 30

Awarding Ceremony: October 2016 *TBA

Prizes:
1 Grand Prize ~ 3,000,000 won
2 1st Runners-up ~ 1,000,000 won
3 2nd Runners-up ~ 700,000 won
5 3rd Runners-up ~ 500,000 won

How to enter:
By email ~ asianfem2@sm.ac.kr
By snail mail ~ 서울특별시 용산구 한강대로 259 고려빌딩 204호 숙명여자대학교 아시아여성연구소 (04322)

Remember:
~ Send your entry with your country of origin, name, language, phone number and address all written in Korean
~ Use only Hangeul (HWP) or MS Word program
~ Please follow the format
~ Entries will not be returned


For questions:

Tel_02-710-9177 / Fax_02-710-9006

Korean Husbands

Who can join: Korean husbands of women marriage immigrants

Essay format: A4 size, max 3 pages, 11pt Times New Roman font, 160% spacing

Theme: My Multicultural Family Life (any of the following topics)
~ Relationship with foreign-born spouse (이국 출신 배우자와의 관계)
~ Parenting in multicultural family (다문화가정에서 자녀 양육)
~ Korean husband’s social life and relationship with the society (외국인 여성과 결혼한남성의 사회생활 및 주변 관계)
~ Others (외국인 여성을 아내로 맞이한 남편의 입장에서 겪은 다문화 경험)

Language: Korean

Submission date: May 1 ~ June 30

Awarding: October 2016 *TBA

Prizes:
First place: 1,000,000 won
Second place: 500,000 won

How to enter:
By email ~ asianfem2@sm.ac.kr
By snail mail ~ 서울특별시 용산구 한강대로 259 고려빌딩 204호 숙명여자대학교 아시아여성연구소 (04322)

2016 Native Language Essay Writing Contest

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