Fellowship Applications

The Clore Fellowships are supported by a range of funders, including Arts Councils, Trusts and Foundations.

For 2022, through support from our funders, we are able to offer the following Fellowships listed with their specific eligibility criteria: (please note you are able to apply for up to 2 Fellowships, providing you meet the criteria). 

ARTS COUNCIL IRELAND FELLOWSHIP supported by Arts Council of Ireland

This Fellowship is open to candidates who live and work in Ireland and who are committed to developing their career as a cultural leader in Ireland.

CREATIVE SCOTLAND FELLOWSHIP supported by Creative Scotland

The Creative Scotland Fellowship will support a culture leader living and working in Scotland within a cultural discipline supported by Creative Scotland who intends to develop their career as cultural leader in Scotland.

DANCE FELLOWSHIP supported by The Linbury Trust and Dancers' Career Development

The Dance Fellowship is open to anyone who has worked as a professional dancer for 8 years, 5 of those years spent in the UK, and who is committed to developing as a cultural leader.

DUFFIELD FELLOWSHIP supported by the Clore Duffield Foundation

Duffield Fellowships support candidates seeking to lead medium to large-scale cultural institutions and will prioritise applicants working in any discipline within cultural institutions of 200+ staff.

EXCELLERATE FELLOWSHIP supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Clore Duffield Foundation and Arts Council England

Excellerate Fellowships support exceptional early career leaders (aged 24 – 35) working in the cultural sector to fast-track their professional development. 

HERITAGE FELLOWSHIP supported by National Lottery Heritage Fund

This Fellowship is open to candidates who seek to optimise their leadership potential as a leader in the heritage sector in the UK.

JEROME HYNES FELLOWSHIP supported by Arts Council of Ireland

This Fellowship is open to candidates who live and work in Ireland and who are committed to developing their career as a cultural leader in Ireland.

NATIONAL TRUST FELLOWSHIP supported by the National Trust

This Fellowship is open to experienced employees of the National Trust who are looking to make a step change in their leadership career and aspire to more senior roles within the heritage sector.  

THEATRE FELLOWSHIPS supported by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation

This Fellowship support candidates with the ambition to excel as a leader in theatre in the UK.

TRANSFORM FELLOWSHIP supported by Arts Council England

Transform Fellowships address diversity and under-representation in leadership and will support leaders from diverse backgrounds, including lived experience of ethnic diversity and disability. These Fellowships are open to candidates who live and work in England within a cultural discipline supported by Arts Council England.   

VISUAL ARTIST FELLOWSHIP supported by a-n The Artists Information Company

The Visual Artist Fellowship is open to professional visual artists seeking to develop as leaders in the cultural sector. This Fellowship is for artists working within fine art, applied art, live arts and moving image, sound and text-based practices, digital and animation, participatory, public and community arts.

SELF-FUNDED & EMPLOYER FELLOWSHIPS

If you are successful and are offered a place, you would need to have funds available to cover the full costs of your participation in the Programme. If successful, we will contact you to discuss the costs in more detail.

International Fellowship

Working with our partners at the Chevening Secretariat and the Hong Kong Arts Development Council funded by the Home Affairs Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the 2022 Clore Fellowship cohort will include international Fellows from India, Hong Kong, Lebanon and Brazil.

Please note applications for international Clore Fellowships follow a different recruitment timeline to those of the UK and Ireland Fellows and are undertaken through our partner organisations.