International Fellowships are funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office through the Chevening Programme and the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Application is through a separate process to the UK Fellowships.
Each year the Clore Leadership Programme offers a number of International Fellowships to exceptional individuals from prioritised countries. They are currently funded through two sources and applications are now closed for 2019/20:
- Chevening Clore Fellowships funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
In 2019/20 the Foreign and Commonwealth Office will fund up to 6 Chevening/Clore Fellowships on the Clore Leadership Programme for nationals from Mexico, China, India, South Africa, Brazil, Jordan or Egypt.
- Hong Kong Scholarship/s funded by the Home Affairs Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, through the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.
In 2019/20 the Home Affairs Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, through the Hong Kong Arts Development Council will fund up to 2 Scholarships for leaders from Hong Kong.
How much time does it take?
The successful candidates will be based in the UK for a period of approximately four months spread over two periods: for between two and four weeks in September/October 2019 and for approximately three months culminating in the second residential leadership course in June/July 2020.
What does it include?
The International Fellows will join the group of Clore Fellows for the two residential courses and will follow an individually designed leadership development programme in the UK, which will normally include:
- mentoring and coaching
- training courses
- study visits and meetings with cultural leaders
- attendance at conferences in the UK
- a secondment of between six to eight weeks with a cultural organisation
- a collaborative group project
Each International Fellow will have access to a budget of up to £14,000 to cover the costs relating to their programme including two return journeys to the UK from their home, course and conference fees, travel, accommodation, subsistence, training and development.