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The 8th KEI Student Paper Competition
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The 8th KEI Student Paper Competition
 
The Korea Environment Institute, a government-funded research institution under the Prime Minister’s Office, is calling for papers on international issues related to the environment, climate change, and sustainable development. Papers can be submitted by both Korean and international students in first university degree or graduate school programme.
 
Submission Period
August 1, 2016 - September 2, 2016 (All entries must be submitted by 6PM KST)
 
Entry Requirements
Applicants must be, at the time of application, either ENROLLED in a first university degree or graduate school programme. (Students graduating in and after August 2016 are eligible). Co-authored papers are permitted (max. 3 co-authors). ONLY student-authored papers are eligible for competition.
 
Topics
Topics should be within the broader scope of the environment, including subjects but not limited to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or Post-2015), Post-2020, climate change adaptation, environmental informatics, environmental health, environmental economics, climate change, environmental management, environmental impact assessment, and living environment.
 
Submission Guidelines
1. Papers must be written either in English or Korean. They must be the author’s original work and not previously published.
2. Completed papers (English) should be a maximum of 5,000 words in length not including references, appendixes (double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12pt font, 1 inch margin) and utilize the guidelines used by the Chicago Manual of Style.
3. A cover letter from a faculty member should be included with each entry, verifying your graduate or undergraduate status and original contribution. Also, all applicants should submit an official certification letter that verifies the enrollment status.
4. All papers must be submitted in MS Word or PDF format, preferably via e-mail. Please send all relevant documents to parksi@kei.re.kr
* Personal contact information (phone number and e-mail address) must be included.
 
Awards
Award Announcement / Ceremony : October 21, 2016 / November 25, 2016
1 KEI President Award (1 paper): KRW 3,000,000 and a certificate from KEI president
2 KEI Honorable Mentions (2 papers): KRW 2,000,000 and a certificate from KEI president
3 KEI Finalists (4 papers): KRW 1,000,000 and a certificate from KEI president
* The award ceremony date is subject to change and during the ceremony, winners (all authors or main author) will be asked to give a brief presentation on their research. For all award winners residing outside Korea, travel expenses to attend the ceremony will be replaced by the prize and will NOT be reimbursed. Also, those who do not attend the ceremony will ONLY receive a certificate.
 
General Rules
1. The author of a winning paper must specify that the paper has won the “8th KEI Student Paper Competition” when submitting it to another journal.
2. Paper must be the author’s original work and not previously published. Application or award may be revoked as a penalty for plagiarism.
3. Copyright of the submitted paper belongs to the author.
4. The author is responsible for disputes arising from copyright infringement of all materials used in the submitted paper.
5. KEI will obtain prior consent of the author should it wish to modify or use his/her work.
 
 
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