Frequently Asked Questions

When is the deadline for my application?

Applications close on June 30, 2019 at midnight eastern time

Who is eligible to apply for the scholarship?

The scholarship is only open to doctoral candidates with research in Chinese studies with approved proposals in the humanities and social sciences

What fields of study are eligible?

All fields within Chinese studies are eligible

Can recommendations be emailed directly to you?

Recommendations can be emailed directly to on official letterhead with the professor's signature

Where can I obtain an application form?

Application forms can be downloaded via the website under "Apply Now" or you can email and request an application.

Where do I send my completed application and application materials?

Please send your completed application via USPS Priority Mail to the below mailing address: China Times Cultural Foundation P.O. Box 520070 Flushing, NY 11352

When will winners be announced?

Winners will be announced October 2019

For the application, how many words/characters does the project description in English/Chinese need to be?

The project description in English should be 2,000-2,500 words and the project description in Chinese should be 2,000-2,500 characters.

How many awards are available?

Scholarships are in the amounts of USD$6,000 each USD$10,000 award in memory of our founder, Mr. Chi-Chung Yu USD$10,000 award in memory of Mrs. Alice Tsai Yu