Chevening Clore Fellowship for Egypt, South Africa and other Countries (Upto £14,000 offered)

Chevening Clore Fellowship

Course(s) Offered: Leadership (arts & culture)
Course Level: Training fellowship
Provider: UK Govt, Clore Leadership Programme
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office in collaboration with the Clore Leadership Programme offers the Chevening Clore Fellowship to citizens of Egypt, South Africa and other selected countries (Brazil, China, India, Jordan and Mexico).

The fellowship is a unique programme of cultural leadership development that seeks to enrich and transform cultural practice and engagement. Professionals in the arts and culture sector are given the opportunity to undertake an individually tailored leadership programme in the UK.

Each year, the programme awards around 25 fellowships to exceptional individuals from the UK and beyond. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office funds up to six international fellows to join this cohort of fellows across the UK on the Clore Leadership Programme.

Applications are invited from individuals from the countries listed below. To be eligible for a Chevening Clore Fellowship, you must:
  • Intend to return to the country they were selected from at the end of the period of study.
  • Hold a degree that is equivalent to at least a good UK second-class honours degree or have equivalent professional training and/or experience.
  • Have completed at least five years’ (or higher as required by the Clore Leadership Programme) work, or equivalent experience, by the end of September in the year prior to the academic year for which the fellowship applies (e.g. by September 2018 for courses starting from September 2019).
  • Have not already received or be receiving financial benefit from an HMG funded fellowship or fellowship.
  • Meet one of the minimum requirements in accordance with the main fellowships scheme; OR where agreed, an English language assessment audit will be made based on the applicant’s written application and by observing the Chevening Clore interview
  • Not hold dual nationality where one nationality is British (other than for nationals exempt from this requirement listed in the Chevening Guidance for Applicants).
  • Not be employees, employees’ relatives (or former employees who have left employment less than two years before) of Her Majesty’s Government including the FCO (including FCO Posts), the British Council, DFID, MOD, BIS, UKTI and UKBA, the Association of Commonwealth Universities or the Clore Leadership Programme or any of their wholly-owned subsidiaries.
Applications are also advised to review the Clore Leadership Programmes key attributes.

Eligible groups
Citizens of the following countries:
Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Jordan, Mexico and South Africa

Fields of study
Training fellowships in the Arts and culture as part of the Clore Leadership Programme

Number of awards
About 25 fellowships are offered each year

Sponsorship duration
From Sept 2019 to 31st July 2020 -- The fellowship starts in September 2019 and runs throughout the academic year. The majority of the fellows' individual training and development programme take place in the period between April and July of the academic year; the fellowship will be completed by 31 July.

Scholarship benefits
A Chevening/Clore Fellowship includes a training budget of up to £14,000 to cover:
  • Up to two return economy flights from your home country to the UK to undertake fellowship activities
  • Accommodation while in the UK
  • Living expenses while in the UK
  • A period of secondment for approximately eight weeks at a cultural institution in the UK
  • Individually tailored fellowship learning plan which may include participation in courses conferences and other processional development activities in the UK
  • Course and conference fees within the UK
  • Training and development costs within the UK
  • Travel in the UK
Method of Application
Apply through your country fellowships page, via the country links listed on the official website.

Applications for this fellowship award are open between 6 August and 6 November 2018

The UK-based Clore Leadership Programme has been shaping exceptional cultural leaders for the last 10 years through in-depth learning, tailored to the needs, aspirations and circumstances of the individual. The Chevening Clore Fellowship is a partnership between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Clore Leadership Programme.

Application Deadline: 6 November 2018
Open to International Applicants: Yes (ONLY selected countries)

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