Notice

GLEC KoreaPreliminary Round File Submission Guidelines

As of yesterday (30 June), the online application period has ended and we have informed all successful applicants with detailed instructions for the GLEC Online Platform. Please refer to the important notes below and submit the entry requirements (full speech script, voice record file, and/or essay) within the File Submission Period (1 July 12:00 am - 20 July 11:59 pm).


*GLEC Online Platform: http://essay.gleader.org/korea/

Username and Date of Birth (yyyymmdd) should be identical to the details you have used when registering for this website, and if you have not yet signed up, please check your mailbox for manual IDs. The website distinguishes capital letters and blanks, and you will not be able to log in when any of the details are written wrong or if you have not been registered yet. Please send us an email with a detailed description of the situation at glec@hopetofuture.org for any problems. 


*See attached pdf file for more detailed step-by-step guidelines.

[Speech Guidelines]

  1. All applicants including student nominees must submit the requirements (full script and voice record file) by 20 July 23:59:59 (Korean Standard Time).
  2. Any nominees who fail to submit the requirements will not proceed to the final round regardless of nomination.
  3. Record file should be uploaded in formats of .mp3, .wav, .m4a, etc. (AUDIO ONLY).
  4. Any shortcuts such as ctrl+C, ctrl+V, or command+V are unavailable on this website. Any parts of your essay should not be copied from other files and should be directly typed below, otherwise, the essay will not be scored and invalidated.
  5. All applicants should memorize the submitted script for the final round and deliver a prepared speech through Zoom Live on the same topic.


[Essay Guidelines]

  1. Student Nominees who have confirmed the nomination do not have to submit the preliminary round entry essay. New topics will be provided for the final round.
  2. Any shortcuts such as ctrl+C, ctrl+V, or command+V are unavailable on this website. Any parts of your essay should not be copied from other files and should be directly typed below, otherwise, the essay will not be scored and invalidated.
  3. Any essay should be based on the given topic within the 500~700 word limit.
  4. Any essay should be submitted by 20 July 23:59:59 (Korean Standard Time, KST).
  5. New topics will be provided for the final round, within the same SDG goal. For example, if you are in the high school track, the final round topic will also be based on SDG 17 – Partnerships for the goals.