Korean Literature Essay Contest Announcement

Date

10/15/20

The Korean Literature Essay Contest is open to all undergraduate students attending Indiana University and our four partner universities: University of Illinois, Purdue University, University of Kentucky, and University of Louisville. Participants will read an English translated Korean novel Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982and submit a 1,000 - 1,250 word critical essay.

To learn about this Korean Best Seller before starting to read, check out the reviews on NPR & The New York Times.

The application deadline is November 15, 2020, or until the maximum number of applications is reached. The applicants will submit their essays by January 31, 2020. Any Students interested in learning more about Korean literature and culture are encouraged to apply. Please register by November 15, 2020!

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Eligible Participants: Undergraduate students currently enrolled in Indiana University and our four partner universities: University of Illinois, Purdue University, University of Kentucky, and University of Louisville.

Application deadline: November 15, 2020

Submission deadline: January 31, 2021

Essay Requirement: A 1,000 - 1,250 word critical essay in English

Essay Guideline: Click here for the detailed guideline

Prizes:
- First Place (1): MacBook Pro (valued at $1,200)
- Second Place (1): iPad Pro (valued at $900)
- Third Place (2): Apple Watch Series 6 (valued at $400)

Please note that awards $600 or over will be reported on the IRS Form 1099-MISC by Indiana University. The IRS has stipulated that amounts less than $600 are required to be self-reported by the recipient on their personal tax return. Please consult with your personal tax advisor for any questions or concerns.

More info: https://iks.indiana.edu/news-events/news/2021-korean-literature-essay-contest.html

 

Korean Literature Essay Contest Announcement