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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 8th ASEAN-Korea Frontier Forum




IMPORTANT REMINDERS:
  1. Online submissions are preferred.
  2. There are ongoing applications for two international programs to be held in Korea. Please carefully read the instructions on how to apply. The NYC will not be responsible for lost applications or applications sent to the wrong email address.
  3. Do not submit in .zip or .rar file.
  4. Please read the entire briefer first before asking questions.
The Asia Exchange Association, supported by the ASEAN-ROK Cooperation Fund, and in partnership with the National Youth Commission, is implementing the 8th ASEAN-Korea Frontier Forum, which aims to provide a multicultural platform where young generations from ASEAN and Korea can discuss ways to promote ASEAN-Korea cooperation and build a strong friendship. Activities will include discussions, debates, and cultural tours in Busan.
The program is scheduled on January 28 – February 4, 2018 in Busan, Korea. NYC will be nominating 3 Filipino participants.
Qualifications of Delegates:
  • Filipino citizen, single,19-29 years old
  • Philippine passport holders (valid until August 5, 2018)
  • Mentally and physical fit to travel
  • Currently-enrolled college or MA students with studying Korean history, politics, or culture
  • Knowledgeable in parliamentary style debate
  • Can communicate in English
  • Be able to attend the pre-departure briefing on January 27, 2018 at the NYC head office and the program proper on January 28-February 4, 2018.
Requirements:
Expenses:
  • Delegates will shoulder their travel expenses from their residence (province) to NAIA and back as well as their accommodation in Manila during the pre-departure briefing.
  • Delegates will pay for their travel tax (Php 1,620.00) at NAIA.
  • The organizer will shoulder the delegates’ international airfare (Manila-Seoul-Manila) as well as their food, accommodation and local transportation in Korea.
The following are automatically disqualified:
  • Participants of NYC-coordinated international programs from October 24, 2012 – present whose airfare, meals, and accommodation were paid by the organizer; and
  • Participants of NYC-coordinated international programs from October 24, 2015 – present whose airfare was shouldered by the participants and whose accommodation and meals were paid by the organizer.
  • Previous NYC International Programs Beneficiaries who have not submitted or accomplished the required post-program documents or volunteer work.
How to apply:
  • FOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS: Submit documents in PDF Format to nyc.internationalprograms@gmail.com (with Subject Heading: AREA_SURNAME_APPLICATION). Example: LUZON_SEGUERRA_APPLICATION or NCR_SEGUERRA_APPLICATION
  • Do not send application documents in .zip or .rar file.
  • FOR PERSONAL APPLICATIONS: Submit your documents to NATIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION, THE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS UNIT, 3rd Floor West Insula Building, West Avenue, Quezon City, 1105.
  • FOR SUBMISSION THRU COURIER: Send your documents to: NATIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION, THE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS UNIT, 3rd Floor West Insula Building, West Avenue, Quezon City, 1105.
  • Applicants are advised to strictly follow the instructions for submission. The NYC will not be responsible for application documents which will be lost or sent to wrong e-mail addresses.
  • Deadline for submission is 11:59 PM / November 17, 2017.
Inquiries:
  • Please send all queries to nyc.internationalprograms@gmail.com with subject heading “QUERY: ASEAN-Korea Frontier Forum”.
  • Please get in touch with the NYC International Programs Secretariat at telephone numbers (02) 4268733.
  • The NYC reserves the right not to respond to questions whose answers are already stated in this briefer or in the application form.