The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) awards Arts Administration Scholarships to pursue taught master courses in relation to arts administration at overseas accredited institutions.
Applicants must be Hong Kong Permanent Resident at the time of applying for the opportunity s and must have at least 3 years of paid work experience in the arts/cultural sector and demonstrate a strong commitment to the sectors.
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Around six overseas scholarships (with a bursary up to HK$450,000 each) which cover tuition fee, subsistence allowance, and a round-trip flight ticket will be awarded.
Study Subject(s): The studentships are awarded for art administration related courses. For this year’s scholarships scheme, priority will be given to applicants who are intended to study courses which include areas of art project management, arts policy & administration, curating, marketing & communication, research & analysis, development & entrepreneurship.
Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing taught master courses at overseas accredited institutions.
Programme Provider: The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) with the support of Home Affairs Bureau
Award can be taken at: Overseas
-Applicants must be a Hong Kong Permanent Resident at the time of applying for the opportunity s.
-Applicants must have at least 3 years of paid work experience in the arts/cultural sector and demonstrate a strong commitment to the sectors.
-Applicants should present their acknowledgment receipt(s) of program application(s).
-Applicants should complete their applications and submit it along with other required supporting documents by the deadline.
-Applicants must fulfill any other language, health and immigration requirements applicable for study in the selected country. Successful applicants must be responsible for their own insurance, visas and taxes issues.
Open for International Students: Students of Hong Kong are eligible to apply for these Arts administration scholarships.
Description: To cater for needs arising from the flourishing development of the arts sector, the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) offered a series of arts scholarships, placements and exchange programs at home and abroad to nurture local arts leaders, curators and arts administrators. This help broadens the horizons of participants, provide them with networking opportunities, and enable them to acquire practical knowledge and skills that will form professional foundations for their future sustainable development. This year, with funding support from the Home Affairs Bureau, the HKADC will offer around six Overseas Arts Administration Scholarships to local art administrators to further their studies overseas. Arts practitioners with a visionary on local arts development and committed to contributing back to the Hong Kong arts and cultural communities after their studies are welcome to submit their applications.
Number of award(s): This year, with funding support from the Home Affairs Bureau, the HKADC will offer around six Overseas Arts Administration Scholarships.
What does it cover? Each scholarship value is up to HK$90,000 and mainly covers tuition fee, subsistence allowance, and a round-trip economy class flight ticket. The aid amount is subject to tuition fee and a living allowance of the studying country. The tuition fee is meant to meet the tuition fee required by the intended institution for the intended course for the year(s).
The subsistence allowance is meant to subsidize the cost of living expenses outside Hong Kong such as accommodation, transportation, books & stationaries, etc. The round-trip flight ticket (economy class) is meant to support the journey from Hong Kong to the country of study as well as the journey back to Hong Kong after completion of study.
How to Apply: Applications must be submitted and deposited in the collection box at the HKADC. Please mark “Application for Overseas Arts Administration Scholarships 2019” on the envelope. Applications submitted by post must be postmarked on or before the mentioned deadline. The HKADC will not accept any applications sent by fax or email. Every application must comprise two sets of the documents below (except letters of reference):
-A completed Application Form
-A detailed Personal Statement (not more than 300 words):
-Supporting materials of your academic and professional achievement, e.g. copies of your academic transcripts and professional certificates;
-Acknowledgment receipt of the application of your study program (s) and its/their information, including module descriptions and course outlines;
-2 sealed reference letters: one academic and one professional;
-Copy of official documentation to show your Hong Kong Permanent Residence status by the application deadline
Application Deadline: 15 February 2019