By: Elizabeth Hsu
Taipei, Aug. 23 (CNA) A new fellowship established with funds donated by Yu Ying-shih,
the recipient of the first-ever Tang Prize in Sinology and a professor emeritus of Chinese studies of Princeton University, has begun accepting applications.
Yu donated his NT$10 million cash prize from the Tang Prize to the establishment of the “Yu Ying-shih Fellowship for the Humanities” to support promising researchers and scholars in the humanities fields with the financial assistance needed to complete dissertations and other academic works, according to the Tang Prize Education Foundation.
The focus of the fellowship is research on various fields of humanities and sinology, including history, linguistics, archaeology, philosophy, religion, classical studies, literary studies, and the arts. [FULL STORY]