The 9th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition

The 9th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition

Deadline: June 30, 2016

Samsung Engineering in partnership with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) invites entries for “The 9th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition” from young people all over the world to raise awareness on the theme of the upcoming World Environment Day – The fight against illegal trade in wildlife.


  • Fight against illegal trade in wildlife
    • Illegal trade of wildlife in my country and its effect on future generations

Prizes and Benefits

  • UNEP Prize for one winner, which includes Certificate & Samsung Tab S;
  • Samsung Engineering Prize for one winner, which includes Certificate & Samsung Tab A;
  • Eco-generation Prize for three winners, which includes Certificate & Samsung 1TB Portable USB;
  • Honorable Mentions for 20 winners, which includes Certificate & Eco-generation souvenirs.


  • Tunza Eco-generation members aged between 13 and 24 (As of June 30)

Entry Guidelines

  • No entry fee is required.
  • Samsung Engineering reserves First Serial Rights on all submissions. All other rights to the essay remain the property of the author.
  • All entries must be original works, in English. Plagiarism and off topic will result in disqualification.
  • Entries may not have been previously published in professional media.
  • Entries must be from 600 to 1000 words in length.
  • Entrants must first register at in order to submit their essay online.
  • All entries must be double spaced in 11pt, with numbered pages in one of the following formats. All other formats will be disqualified.
    • MS Word
    • Word Perfect
  • The personal information in the entry must be correct. If any competition winner is not
    reachable due to wrong information (contact number, address and etc.) prize will be canceled and automatically be given to the next place applicant.
  • Each entrant may submit only one essay.
  • All entries are final. No revisions are accepted.
  • The decisions of the judges are final and are entirely their own and in no part represents the opinion of Samsung Engineering.
  • At the discretion of the judges, all well written essays may be published on the Website.

For more information, visit Eco-generation Essay Competition.