Asian Cultural Council Fellowships (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

Supports living costs and international travel (up to $10,000) for graduate study in the arts.

The Asian Cultural Council supports cultural exchange between Asia and the United States in the performing and visual arts, primarily by providing individual fellowship grants to artists, scholars, students, and specialists from Asia for study, research, travel and creative work in the United States . Some grants are also awarded to Americans engaged in similar activities in Asia and to arts organizations and educational institutions for specific projects of particular significance to Asian-American cultural exchange.

Deadline Information

Due to Covid-19-related restrictions on international travel, ACC fellowship and grant programs involving international travel are not currently receiving applications.

Eligibility Requirements

Asian individuals seeking grant assistance to conduct research, study, receive specialized training, undertake observation tours, or pursue non-commercial creative activity in the United States or among the countries of Asia in the visual and performing arts are eligible to apply for fellowship support from the Council. Americans seeking support to undertake activities in Asia are also eligible to apply.