2018 Junior Engineering Academy Call for Applications – Global participants August 6th-10th, 2018, Seoul, Republic of Korea


Eco-generation of Samsung Engineering would like to offer opportunities to the young students to participate in the 2018 Junior Engineering Academy which will be held in Seoul, South Korea in August 6th-10th, 2018 to explore the environmental awareness activities.

Winners will be given the opportunities to participate in the 2018 Junior Engineering Academy which program includes specialist lecture, laboratory demonstrations and experiments, hands-on project, presentation competition and a variety of other activities in order to advance their awareness on the role and commitment to energy efficiency, energy conservation, and mitigating energy-related impacts on the environment. Junior Engineering Academy will be held at Samsung GEC, headquarter of Samsung Engineering in Seoul, South Korea.



  • To raise awareness among youth within the community towards conservation of the environment and energy efficiency
  • To grow future eco-leaders by enhancing global leadership resulting from participating a variety of activities throughout the Academy
  • To fulfill the social responsibility through educating the future generation


Academy details


  • Schedule of Trip :August 6th~ 10th, 2018


  • Junior Engineering Academy :August 7th~ 9th, 2018


  • Venue :Samsung Global Engineering Center, Seoul, Korea


  • Organizer:Eco-generation, CSR initiative of Samsung Engineering
  • Host and Sponsor:Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd.
  • Fee:Free flight tickets and accommodations will be provided to the selected global participants and facilitators






Participants Selection Details

  • Eligibility
  1. Participants: Eco-generation members around the world aged between 14 and 16
  1. Facilitator: Eco-generation member aged 18 or older

– Effective date of age determination is as of 22nd May, 2018.

– To create an account and to become an Eco-generation member, please click here.

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  1. Participants

– Representing the country where they’re from during the Academy.

– Actively participating in the programs and group projects.

– Following the instructions of the facilitator and staffs of the Academy for safety.

– Posting the experiences in the Junior Engineering Academy after returning back to their country within 3 weeks.

  1. Facilitator

– Planning / Organizing / Executing the Junior Engineering Academy in close cooperation with Eco-generation team

– Coaching and mentoring for the participants of the Junior Engineering Academy

– Posting the experiences in the Junior Engineering Academy after returning back to their country within 3 weeks.


  • How to apply
  1. Please make a Video clip of you talking about ‘Why I should attend this Junior Engineering Academy’ within 2 minutes.

– Please tell us about your dream in the future and why it’s important to relate engineering with your dream.

  1. Please upload it to Youtube (www.youtube.com) with UNLISTED option. You may use other streaming or cloud service to upload your video.
  1. Please fill out the online application form as well as the video link or the downloadable link.





– Go to the Application Form page (Click here).

– Please write a brief of your video clip in the content column..

– Copy your Youtube link or downloadable video link and paste it in the URL box under Content box.

– Attach your CV in the attachment column. (MS word and pdf type only)

– Complete the application by clicking the Submit button.

– To check your application, please visit Home>E-gen Event>Monthly Event>My Page

* Application Guide: Please visit this LINK



  • Application deadline: May 22th, 2018




Participants Selection Plan

Country Judging Criteria Number of Participants Number of Facilitators Local organizer
Worldwide Video, CV, Online points 8 1 Eco-generation HQ
South Korea Video, CV 20 Eco-generation HQ
UAE National competition
2 1 Samsung Engineering UAE
Saudi Arabia Recommendation 2 1 Samsung Engineering Saudi Arabia
Mexico Video, CV 2 1 Grupo Samsung

Ingenieria Mexico

India Video, CV 2 1 Samsung Engineering India
Thailand Recommendation 2 1 Samsung Engineering Thailand
Malaysia Recommendation 2 1 Samsung Engineering Malaysia
Total 40 7  

※ Selection details are subject to change.

※ Though you are a citizen of closed competition, you can still apply for the worldwide country category.

※ There can be no participant from the country where there are not many qualified candidates.
※It is important to remember that selection does not guarantee your visa to Korea.
※ Detailed schedule may be varied depending on each country and overseas office.
※ Trip to South Korea will last for 5 days in August, 2018. In case of Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Mexico and UAE, a guardian from Samsung Engineering or a global facilitator shall accompany the winners for the whole trip. All flights and accommodation will be covered with meal allowances also provided. Economy class flight tickets will be offered. Two winners shall share one twin room based on their genders.
※ Parents CANNOT accompany the trip to 2018 Junior Engineering Academy. Chaperones from respective Samsung Engineering Offices or partner organization shall accompany the trip from each country to Korea.
※ HOWEVER, Only the worldwide winners can accompany ONE chaperone under the condition to bear their own flight expenses. Rest of the cost for the worldwide chaperones shall be burden by Samsung Engineering.
※ Please note there is a possibility that the 2018 Junior Engineering Academy can be canceled because of various circumstances. If the Junior Engineering Academy is cancelled, entire trip to South Korea will be cancelled.
※ The personal information must be correct. Eco-generation is not responsible for any problem caused by incorrect personal information. If the selected applicant does not respond to Eco-generation’s notice e-mail in 5 business days, the selection will be automatically canceled and the opportunity will be given to the next candidate.
※ Only one entry per student is allowed. Multiple applications will not be accepted.
※ Paper and E-mail applications are not accepted.
※ Incomplete applications will not be considered.
※Late applications will not be considered.



General Timeline

Year Month Description Ref.
2018 April Launching competition details via website Poster and letter
May Closing application system: May 22, 2018 Tunza.eco-generation.org
(24:00 GMT 0)
May Short-listing by Eco-generation HQ
Early Jun Finalists telephone interview Content may vary
Jun Winners announcement via Tunza Eco-generation
July Ticketing, visa issuance Via Travel agency
2018 August 2018 Junior Engineering Academy Seoul, South Korea



2018 Junior Engineering Academy (Draft)


  • Date: August 7 – 9, 2018
  • Venue: Samsung Engineering, Seoul, South Korea
  • Hosts: Samsung Engineering
  • Organizer: Eco-generation
  • Eligibility

–  Age: 14~16(As of May 22nd, 2018)

–  Language: An intermediate level of English fluency required

  • Program
Time Aug 7th Aug 8th Aug 9th
Start End Samsung GEC Samsung GEC Korea Folk Village

and Insadong

8:30 9:00 Engium tour Arrival Hotel to Yongin
9:00 9:30 Orientation Orientation Korea Folk Village
9:30 10:00 Teambuilding 4. Energy of Future
10:00 10:30
10:30 11:00 1. Understanding Engineering Break
11:00 11:30 5. Energy of Present
11:30 12:30
12:00 13:00 Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break
12:30 13:30
13:00 13:30 2. Sustainable Development 6. Eco-city Project Korea Folk Village
13:30 14:00
14:00 14:30
14:30 15:00
15:00 15:30 Break Break KFW to Insadong
15:30 16:00 3. Water Treatment Technology – Building Eco-city
16:00 16:30 Insadong tour
16:30 17:00 – Presentation competition
17:00 17:30 – Awarding ceremony


17:30 18:00 Wrap-up
18:00 19:00 GEC to Dinner Dinner Insadong to restaurant
19:00 20:00 Dinner Dinner

※ This schedule is subject to change.

※ Please note that we do not provide accommodation for Korean participants. Korean participants should arrive at Samsung Global Engineering Center on Aug 7 and Aug 8. For the excursion on Aug 9, we will notify the place of departure on Aug 7 and it is NOT compulsory to participate in the excursion.



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