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Asian Cultural Council Fellowship Program

Asian Cultural Councial and Ford Foundation


The Ford Foundation Fellowship Program of the ACC provides support for training, travel, and research in the United States by individuals from Asia engaged in the study, documentation, and preservation of Asian traditional arts. Funded by an endowment grant from the Ford Foundation, this program offers awards in archaeology, art history, conservation, dance ethnology, ethnomusicology, museology, and other disciplines involving traditional Asian culture.


* Only Asian citizens may apply.
* Predoctoral, postdoctoral, and specialists are eligible to apply. The Council does not consider requests to support lecture programs, personal exhibitions or individual performance tours, undergraduate study, or activities conducted by individual in their home countries.


Support is available for training, travel, and research in the United States. Seven to nine fellows are selected in a typical year.


Open Deadline - applications are accepted continuously.

Application and for more information

Applications and further information may be obtained from the address below. When requesting an application, it is advisable to include a brief description of the proposed activity. Applications should be submitted at least eight months before the planned date of project implementation.

For complete guideline and application information please contact:
New York Office: Asian Cultural Council
437 Madison Avenue, 37th Floor
New York, New York 10022-7001
Tel: (212) 812-4300
Fax: (212) 812-4299

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