Call for Cover Proposals for the 2021 College of Management College Social Responsibility Annual Report

  • Objective
    To design the front and back covers of the upcoming 2021 College of Management Social Responsibility Annual Report (CSR Annual Report)
  • Competition
    1. Eligibility:
    Only current students, domestic or foreign, of National Sun Yat-sen University’s College of Management are eligible to participate. They must still be enrolled on December 13, 2021.
    2. Submission deadline:
    Monday, December 13, 2021 by 4:00 p.m.
    3. Awards a. First place (1 winner):
    Certificate and prize money (6,000 NTD) b. Honorable mention (2 winners): Certificate and prize money (4,000 NTD)
    4. Organizer:
    Office of Responsibility and Sustainability Actions, College of Management, National Sun Yat-sen University
  • How to submit
    1. The following information must be provided with the submission
        (a.) Your front and back cover design file, with the file name “CSR Annual Report Cover_yourname”
        (b.) A completed application form (Appendix 1: CSR Annual Report Cover Call for Entries Application Form)
        (c.) A signed letter of consent for the transfer of copyright (Appendix 2)
        (d.) Please submit all three documents together. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

    2. Date and manner of submission
    Submissions should be sent to with the subject line “Submission of 2021 College of Management CSR Annual Report – [Your Name]”. They    will be accepted from now until Monday, December 13, at 4pm; no late submissions will be considered.

    3. Specifications
    Please submit your work as an AI file or CDR file created with a vector drawing software such as Illustrator or CorelDRAW for easy scaling, with a file resolution of at least 300 pixels/dpi. Please submit both an AI file and a jpg file.
  • Terms and Conditions
    (1.) The cover design must include the phrases “國立中山大學” (National Sun Yat-sen University), “管理學院” (College of Management), “學院 社會責任” (College Social Responsibility), and “2021 年報” (2021 Annual Report). These phrases must be included in Chinese for CSR Chinese version of annual report; their English translation is for English version of annual report. Past (2018, 2019, and 2020) College of Management CSR Annual Reports can be found here for reference (please scan the QR code for your reference):

    (2.) No entries will be returned, regardless of whether they win an award or not, and designers are requested to back up their own files.
    (3.) Entries must be original, unpublished works that have not been posted on public social networking sites (Facebook, Instagram, etc.) and must not be copied or plagiarized. In the event of legal liability for copyright or infringement of third-party rights, the contestant, not the organizer, will be held legally responsible. If any of the above cases are found in the winning submissions, the winner will be disqualified and the prize money and certificate will be revoked.
    (4.) The winner of the award shall be the creator of the design, and the creator shall agree to transfer the copyrights of the design to the organizer without compensation. The organizer shall reserve the right to duplicate, publish, distribute, reproduce, and modify the design.
    (5.) Participants shall respect the decision of the jury and shall not object to the jury results. In order to maintain the standard of the design award, if no entries meet the judging standards, the award may be withheld.
    (6.) The organizer reserves the right to supplement additional information at any point in the future.
  • Reviewing and Awarding
    (1.) Vetting Procedures and Standards a. Judging procedure: The organizer will invite members of relevant fields from inside and/or outside the university to act as judges. b. Judging criteria: 50% design concept, 50% aesthetics and creativity
    (2.) Award Announcement: The list of winners and their designs will be announced on the website of College of Management of National Sun Yat-sen University by January 14, 2022, and the winners will be notified by phone or e-mail.

    Note: If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the Chinese version shall prevail.