The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) is launching two scholarship schemes, namely “Local Arts Administration Scholarships 2020” and “Overseas & Mainland Arts Administration Scholarships 2020”, 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 2020” 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 2020 to 31 March 2021. 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 2020” 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 2020 to 31 July 2021. 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 the HKADC Administration Office (10/F, 1063 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong) or HKADC website: www.hkadc.org.hk. Applications must be submitted and deposited in the collection box at the HKADC Administration Office by 6:00pm on 7 February 2020 (Friday) the latest. Applications submitted by post must be postmarked on or before the deadline. Late submission or submission by fax or email will not be processed. For enquiries, please contact Ms Yeung of HKADC at 2820 1025 or [email protected].