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[General] LG Global Challenger 2016 Application Guidelines for International Students 최종 수정일 : 2016.03.16
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Subjects of Expedition	
Companies, Laboratories, Universities, Government Agencies, 
Local Self-Governing Bodies and Social Organizations in Korea
Expedition areas for international students are restricted to Korea

Themes of Expedition	
Themes should provide a vision through specific and systematic expedition 
and exploration activities in the related field.

Applicants are responsible for any infringement of copyrights including unauthorized use and plagiarism and may be subject to the cancellation of their selection and award.

Period of Expedition	
Applicants may freely choose 11 consecutive days from Wednesday, July 15th to Monday, August 31st.

Application Eligibility	
Registered international students at 4 year-universities or graduate schools in Korea
International students with a D-2 or F-4 Visa

※ Students on a leave of absence, Language Institute students are NOT eligible to apply.
And students having dual citizenship (Korean) are NOT eligible to apply.

Team Organization	
A team must consist of four students from the same school regardless of their majors or nationalities.

Documents for Submission	

∙ Application for participation
- In the event of applying online, the applicant must enter required information on the online application form from our homepage.

∙ Expedition plan [Download the form from the bottom of the current page]
- Download and fill out the attached form.
- Submit it in PDF format and PPT format.
- Expedition plan should be written in Korean or English.
- [Download Example]

∙ Enrollment Approval from the Office of International Affairs
(=Certificate from the office of international affairs of the applicant’s school)
[Download the form from the bottom of the current page]
- Download and fill out the attached form and scans documents. Submit it in PDF or JPG format.

∙ Certificate of registration
- Certificates which have been issued ONLY between April 1 and April 20, 2016 are valid.

[Reference] Applicants who have passed the first document evaluation must submit the following:
10 copies of each team member’s picture and a budget statement (further information: TBA)

Application Period	
2016.04.10 (Mon) 00:00 ~ 2016.04.20 (Wed) 17:00

※ Please make sure to submit your application before 20th of April. After submitting, you can check up and edit your application 4 days more (till 24th of April) by E-mail (challenger@hsad.co.kr). However, we do not accept applications after 20th of April. Please keep deadline.
※ Due to the high probability of online applications flooding in on the final day, you are cordially asked to submit your application as early as possible.

Where to Apply	
LG Global Challenger’s Website (http://www.lgchallengers.com/)

Application guidelines	
1) All four members of the team sign up for the LG Challengers membership 
2) Click on the [Apply] button to fill out the five stages of the application form
3) Compress the expedition plan, all four members’ certificates of registration and the certificate from the Office of International Affairs into one folder and then upload it to the site.

※ Maximum size of the compressed file: 10MB
※ PDF conversion program and file compression program can be downloaded at the fifth stage of the application form.
※ The [Apply] page for the 2016 LG Global Challenger will be opened at the beginning of April.

Number of Selectees	
Five teams, a total of twenty applicants (four members on each team)

Selection Method
∙ 1st Document evaluation on the expedition plans
∙ 2nd Interview : Thursday, May 19, 2016

Selection Criteria	
∙ Originality of the expedition theme
∙ Preciseness of the expedition purpose
∙ Reasonableness of the choice on the expedition site and schedule
∙ Expected effectiveness of the expedition
∙ Initiative and sincerity of the team members
∙ Language proficiency

Announcement on the Qualified Applicants	
∙ Qualified applicants of the document evaluation : Thursday, May 10, 2016
∙ Final qualified applicants : Thursday, June 2, 2016
∙ The names of the qualified applicants will be posted on the homepage of LG Global Challenger
(Final qualified applicants will be contacted individually)

※ The information above may be subject to change depending on situations.
Financial Support	Full amount of transportation expenses, accommodation cost and activity cost

∙ Submission of the expedition report within one month after the completion of the expedition.
∙ Hand out all documents that including various materials, publications and pictures which the executive office may request
∙ Observance and active participation in all the scheduled programs
∙ Observance of the code of conduct (which will be additionally announced to the qualified applicants)

∙ Global Prize : One team (Additional prize: 3 million won & LG Electronics Product to all team members)

※ Members of the recipient team of the Global Prize will be given an internship opportunity at one of the LG affiliates in Korea.

∙ All the copyrights and ownership of expedition plans and expedition activity reports belong to LG.
∙ All of last year's reference materials are listed on LG Global Challenger website (http://www.lgchallengers.com)

※ In the event that such materials are used in other programs after the final selection of the winner, the decision and the prize will be canceled as well as all the financial support (transportation, activity cost, etc.)

Contact Information of the Executive Office	
Tel. 02-705-2992 (Open weekdays from 9a.m. to 6p.m.)
E-mail. challenger@hsad.co.kr

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