2015 Fellowships Now Open for Application


Asian Cultural Council Annual Fellowship Grants for Artists

Now Calling for Applications

Application Deadline: 1 November, 2014

The Asian Cultural Council (ACC) has opened its applications for fellowships to be awarded in 2015 and invites arts professionals in Hong Kong, Macau, China and other Asian countries to apply for funds to support specialized training, conduct research, and pursue creative activities in the United States or other countries in Asia. Programs ranging in duration from three months to six months will be considered.

Deadline for applications is 5:00 pm Hong Kong local time on
1 November, 2014
for programs to begin between July ‘14 to December ‘15.

Arts organizations, educational and cultural institutions are also eligible to apply to the Council for support for projects of significant importance which involve cultural exchange between Asia and the United States or regional exchange among the countries of Asia.

The ACC's program covers all the visual and performing arts, both contemporary and traditional. Fields of award include archeology, architecture (design, history, and theory), art history, arts administration, art criticism, conceptual art, conservation, crafts, dance, film and video, museology, music, painting/sculpture, photography, theater, and traditional arts.

Application Procedures

Individuals and organizations from the regions of Hong Kong, Macau and China wishing to apply for grant support should complete and submit the Council's online application form which is available here on or before 5:00 pm Hong Kong local time on 1 November, 2014.

Interested parties from other Asian countries or the U.S. should visit the Council's headquarters website for appropriate application procedures.

Final decisions will be made by the Council's Board of Trustees in New York at its meeting to be held in May 2015. All applicants will be notified of their application results following the meeting.

About the Asian Cultural Council

The Asian Cultural Council, founded by John D. Rockefeller 3rd in 1963, is a non-profit foundation based in New York which supports cultural exchange in the visual and performing arts between the United States and the countries of Asia. For five decades, ACC has supported close to 6,000 arts professionals, many of whom are now prominent members of the arts communities in their home countries.


For more information on ACC and its application guidelines, please click here.

Media Contact:
Christina Chung | Tel: 2895-0407 | Fax: 2576-7206 | Email: cchung@acc.org.hk

Image credit: Cheung Chi Wai