[Announcement for Participants Application] 2018 OKFriends Homecoming Teens, Youth Camp
Name
관리자
Date
2018.03.29

-Announcement for Participants Application-

2018 OKFriends Homecoming Teens, Youth Camp

(www.korean.net, http://okfh.korean.net)


1. Overview


Program Name

OKFriends Homecoming Teens Camp

OKFriends Homecoming Youth Camp

Period

ㅇ July 24 (Tue) ~ July 31 (Tue) 2018, 8 days

Venue

ㅇ Seoul and Local Regions

Teens : Seoul and 9 local cities

Youth : Seoul and 3 local cities

For whom

ㅇ Middle and High School students between ages 14 to 18(by July 24, 2018)

ㅇ University and Preliminary University students between ages 18 to 23 (by July 24, 2018)

※ Considering the different academic calendar in each country, 18-year-old pre-university students are allowed to choose the program to apply

Number of Participants

ㅇ 500 Overseas Korean Middle and High School students

ㅇ 220 Overseas Korean University and Preliminary University students

Qualification for application

ㅇ Global overseas Koreans; Middle, High and University students.

- Overseas Koreans who are legally overseas residents for more than 5 years

·National residents, permanent residents, Korean adoptees, children of multicultural families (including at least one Korean), descendants of Koreans, and children of Korean nationals.

- Those who are not in conflict with the laws of the host country

- Those who do not have physical or mental health problems in participating the full program schedule.

※ If you are a 15-year-old Russian or CIS country participant, you must fill out the parent's consent form to travel overseas and submit it to the competent authority.

Program contents

ㅇ City Tour, Rural Experience, Traditional & Modern Korea Experience, Historical Sites and Major Facilities Visits

ㅇ Korean family homestay, Korean school experience, One-to-one exchange with domestic teens

ㅇ Cultural experiences, lectures and missions, social participation and sharing activities

ㅇ Testimonials and willingness presentation, evaluation and suggestions

ㅇ Visit to major sites and facilities

ㅇ Discussion and training for leadership development

ㅇ Discuss global issues such as global citizenship, environment, and Korean unification

ㅇ Exchange with domestic university students and next generation leaders, volunteer activities, etc.

ㅇ Testimonials and willingness presentation, evaluation and suggestions


2. Application

  A. Application period (Korea Standard Time)

   ㅇ Individual application : Mar. 28(Wed)~Apr. 11(Wed), 2018

   ㅇ Diplomatic office review : Apr. 12(Thu)~Apr. 20(Fri), 2018

   ㅇ Arrival of documents after Diplomatic office review : Only applications arrived before April 23, 2018 (Mon) will be counted


  B. Documents for submission

   ㅇ Required documents (Write in Korean or English directly on the online application screen)

   ① Application form (including photo), Permission to request personal information and consent to use

   ② Self-introduction Letter (written either in Korean or English)  

    ※ Clearly state the place of birth and period of time living in the current country

   ③ A copy of the Certificate of enrollment or Admission letter (Upload directly to the online application screen)

  ㅇ Optional Documents (Direct upload to the online form)

   ① Special skills. Award document (copy of certificate etc.)

   ② Recommendation letter (from the principal or counselor)

    ※ Email, phone number, and contact information must be accurate (Notification of selection results, announcements including schedule and program information will be frequently send via email)


C. Application procedure and method  


<Announcement>


<Application>


<Final Selection>

-> www.korean.net

-> http://okfh.korean.net

-> Diplomatic Office website

-> Fill application form and complete submission

- www.korean.net or http://okfh.korean.net

- After completing the application, completed applications will be collected by the competent authorities of the Diplomatic office and later sent to the OKF with the recommendation of the head of the Diplomatic office

-> Finalist selection

-> Notice of selection result

- Diplomatic Office

- OKF official website


   ㅇ Application site : www.korean.net, http://okfh.korean.net

   ㅇ Guide for online application

    ① When connecting via the Overseas Korean Foundation website (www.korean.net)

- Individual applicant : ID/PW Login (Apply with the ID with the name of the applicant) → 재단사업 → 초청사업 → Choose the Teens/Youth Camp willing to apply (click the “사업신청(apply)” button) → Fill the forms and upload the different documents  → Save(applicants are able to correct/change the form until the date for submission) or Submit(after submission you will not be able to correct/change information)

    ② When connecting via the official OKFriends Camp website (http://okfh.korean.net)

- Individual applicant : ID/PW Login (Apply with the ID with the name of the applicant) → 캠프소식 → 캠프알리미 → Choose the Teens/Youth Camp willing to apply (click the “사업신청(apply)” button) → Fill the forms and upload the different documents  → Save(applicants are able to correct/change the form until the date for submission) or Submit(after submission you will not be able to correct/change information)


3. Selection and support

  A. Selection target

   ㅇ Middle and High School student (currently enrolled) : between ages 15 to 18 (by July 24, 2018)

   ㅇ University student (currently enrolled, and pre-university students) : between ages 18 to 23 (by July 24, 2018)

    ※ Considering the different academic calendar in each country, 18-year-old pre-university students are allowed to choose the program to apply


Region

Number of participants

Total

Teens Camp

Youth Camp

North America

120

40

160

Europe

60

30

90

Asia · Oceania

80

20

100

Africa · Mideast

10

10

20

Central and South America

(Mexican-Korean descendant)

(Cuba-Korean descendant)

40

(10)


(5)

20

(3)


(3)

60

(13)


(8)

Russia· CIS

120

50

170

China

70

50

120

합 계

500

220

720


※ The number of participants by region may vary depending on the number of applicants  

※ If the recommended number of participants is less than the assigned number, number of participants by region may change


  B. Selection process

   ㅇ Mar. 28(Wed)~Apr. 11(Wed), 2018 : Individual application completed

   ㅇ Apr. 12(Thu)~Apr. 23(Mon), 2018 : Participant Recommendation by Diplomatic office

   ㅇ Apr. 24(Tue)~May. 6(Fri), 2018 : Final participant selection (participant selection deliberation), notification completed  

※ The above schedule may change due to the circumstances of the OKF.