The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) has launched two scholarship schemes, namely “Local Arts Administration Scholarships 2021” and “Overseas & Mainland Arts Administration Scholarships 2021”, to support promising local arts administrators to further their studies in Hong Kong, the Mainland and abroad in order to strengthen their professionalism. Both schemes are financially supported by the Home Affairs Bureau.
“Local Arts Administration Scholarships 2021” is intended to support arts administrators who wish to pursue arts administration related master courses/professional programmes or business administration related professional programmes at local universities or tertiary institutions. The intended study programmes must commence within the period from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022. Each scholarship will cover the tuition fees of the chosen programme with a maximum amount of HK$90,000 and estimated five scholarships will be awarded.
“Overseas & Mainland Arts Administration Scholarships 2021” is intended to support arts administrators who wish to pursue taught master courses in relation to arts administration at accredited institutions in the Mainland or overseas. The intended study programmes must commence within the period from 1 August 2021 to 31 July 2022. The value of each scholarship is subject to the chosen programme and the studying region / country of the selected applicant. It mainly covers the tuition fee of the selected applicant’s chosen programme, a round-trip flight ticket and subsistence allowance with a maximum amount of HK$450,000 and estimated four scholarships will be awarded.
Interested practitioners are advised to refer to the guidelines and application form available at HKADC website: www.hkadc.org.hk or at the HKADC Administration Office (10/F, 1063 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong). Applicant must submit and deposit the duly completed application in the collection box at the HKADC Administration Office or email to [email protected] by 6:00pm on 5 February 2021 (Friday), Hong Kong time the latest. Applications submitted by post must be postmarked on or before the deadline. Please submit the applications via one of the above channels and do not submit in duplicate. Late submission or submission via fax and digital means other than email will not be processed.
For enquiries, please contact the following HKADC staff members:
“Local Arts Administration Scholarships 2021” – Ms Lai (2820 1025 / [email protected])
“Overseas & Mainland Arts Administration Scholarships 2021” – Ms Lui (2820 1090 / [email protected])