The Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship is a partnership between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Clore Leadership Programme, offering mid-career professionals in the arts and culture sector an exceptional opportunity to undertake an individually tailored leadership programme in the UK.
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office funds up to six international fellows to become part of a cohort of approximately 25 fellows, from across the UK and internationally, on the Clore Leadership Programme. The Programme has been shaping exceptional cultural leaders for the last 13 years.
Who is it for?
From artists and entrepreneurs to heads of established institutions, the Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowships nurture dynamic and diverse leaders. The participants are drawn from a range of specialisms including:
- Visual and performing arts;
- Film and digital media;
- Libraries, museums, archives, and heritage;
- Cultural policy.
What does this fellowship include?
A Chevening Clore Leadership 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 professional development activities in the UK
- Course and conference fees within the UK
- Training and development costs within the UK
- Travel in the UK
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 2017 for courses starting from September 2018).
- Have not already received or be receiving financial benefit from an HMG funded scholarship 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
How to apply?
Applications for this fellowship are open between 7 August and 7 November 2017.