2022 Mainland China/Hong Kong/Macau Exchange Program
ACC's 2022 Mainland China/Hong Kong/Macau Exchange Program will open for applications from November 1 - December 1, 2021 (HKT). The following application guidelines apply to applicants residing in mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR.
(You may also visit ACC Hong Kong website for guidelines and instructions specific to applicants from mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, and Macau SAR).
For applicants from other countries/regions, please refer to our Fellowships & Grants page.
Applicants are strongly recommended to first read the general eligibility guidelines described on the Fellowships & Grants page before reviewing the below.
|Funding Period:||June 1, 2022-December 31, 2023|
|Who:||Individuals and Non-Profit Arts Organizations in Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, and Macau SAR|
|Eligible Fields:||Eligible Fields|
|In Exchange With:||Eligible Countries/Regions|
The following fellowship and grant programs will be funded through the ACC Mainland China/Hong Kong/Macau Exchange Program:
New York Fellowship
A six-month fellowship program in New York City, with comprehensive logistical and programmatic support from ACC staff. Fellowships may involve targeted research projects, open-ended exploration or cultural immersion.
One- to six-month fellowships for individuals, or up to two collaborators, undertaking self-directed research. Partial funding may be requested for longer dissertation research trips. Programmatic support from ACC staff is available as needed.
A living stipend for students from Asia pursuing graduate degrees in the U.S., with priority given to students who do not have access to comparable programs at home, and to those studying in fields that are underrepresented in their home country.
Funding for organizations to facilitate cultural exchange opportunities for individual project participants, or for collaborative projects involving three or more individuals. All applicants must be registered non-profit organization. The duration and scope of projects may range.
Before deciding to apply, please read the overview and guidelines specific to each program above to see if you are eligible.
The summaries below describe important application dates and the materials required for each program.
For applicants from mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR, the next application cycle is as below:
|November 1, 2021||Application opens|
|December 1, 2021 (HKT)||Deadline to submit an application|
|December 1, 2021||Deadline for recommenders to submit letters of recommendation|
|April 1, 2022||Deadline for Graduate Scholarship applicants to confirm acceptance to an academic program|
|June 2022||Award decisions finalized and applicants notified of results|
|June 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023||Funding period (fellowship/grant travel must begin in this period)|
Applicants are invited to submit an application form completed with work samples before the deadline. Please note the following in submitting the application:
- Applications should be completed in English or Chinese. If submitted in Chinese, applicants are required to submit an English translation of the application.
- Work samples may include images, video, or text of the project participant(s)’ past work.
- All necessary documents with the application form should be attached in one e-mail and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The email message should not exceed 20 MB.
For inquiries, please contact Ms. Mui at 28950407 or email email@example.com.