Prize Competion

Type: ISCP Essay Contest in Asian Philosophy
Institution: Charles Wei-hsun Fu Foundation
   International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP)
Deadline: 1.3.2017


The Charles Wei-hsun Fu Foundation and the International Society for
Chinese Philosophy are pleased to announce the 2017 ISCP Essay
Contest in Asian Philosophy.

A total of three prizes of $2,000 each are offered for the best
essays in the area of Asian philosophy, including two awards for
graduate students or junior faculty within five years of receipt of
the Ph.D., one each in Chinese and English, as well as one award for
a senior scholar, whose essay can be in either Chinese or English.
Funding up to $1000 also will be provided for the winners to travel
to the 2017 biennial ISCP conference.

All awardees are required to attend the 2017 Singapore conference of
the International Society for Chinese Philosophy conference to
present their winning essays.


The contest is open to scholars at all levels, including independent
scholars. However preference will be given to young scholars
beginning their careers, such as graduate students or assistant
professors within five years of graduation), and senior scholars who
require funding to attend the conference.


All submissions should be sent to iscp2...@ntu.edu.sg, with “Fu
Contest Essay” in the subject line. Decisions will be rendered by
separate committees of scholars, drawn from the membership of the
International Society for Chinese Philosophy.

Previously published papers are not acceptable. Submissions in
English should not exceed 5,000 words; submission in Chinese should
not exceed 7,000 words.

Deadline: March 1, 2017.

Judging Criteria

The purpose of the contest is to encourage young scholars who show
promise of making important contributions to the study and
development of Chinese philosophy or Asian philosophy related to
Chinese thought, and to help senior scholars with financial
limitations to present their work at ISCP conferences.

Submissions will be evaluated on the following criteria:

1. Creativity: original philosophical insights, such as comparative
2. Coherence: a cogent, well-argued presentation.
3. Scholarship: competence in dealing with philosophical texts and


International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP)
ISCP Essay Contest in Asian Philosophy
Email: iscp2...@ntu.edu.sg


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