CfA: J. S. Lee Memorial Fellowship Programme

Date of event:   27/01/2021 − 27/01/2021

Application Deadline: 27 January 2021 (5:00pm, Hong Kong Time)

The J. S. Lee Memorial Fellowship Programme was established in 2008 in memory of Dr. Lee Jung Sen’s lifelong promotion and contribution towards Chinese art. Dr. Lee was the founder of Bei Shan Tang Foundation and a distinguished philanthropist in Hong Kong who valued the importance of arts to a society and the need to nurture cultural developments. He was a major benefactor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and supported the building of its Institute of Chinese Studies and the Art Museum. He also supported numerous museums and art institutions in China and abroad, including the Hong Kong Museum of Art, the Shanghai Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, the Oriental Ceramic Society and Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art in London.

The Programme supports curators, museum professionals and art history research academics to take part in Chinese art related Fellowship and to station at an overseas institution for the Fellowship project.

Fields of Fellowship supported include Chinese art history, curatorship, archaeology, conservation, museum management and museum education. Selected Fellows will have the opportunities to work with leading curators and museum professionals, and to participate in research and/or museum project for a period of 4 to 12 months. The Fellowship fund will cover international round-trip airfare, accommodation and living expense during the Fellowship period.

The Programme has 55 Participating Institutions, located in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Taiwan, the UK and the US. Some renowned Programme Participating Institutions include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Palace Museum in both Beijing and Taiwan and etc. For a list of the Programme Participating Institution please click here.

For the official poster please click here.

For all further information about eligibility, award Scope and details, and application procedure please see the official website here.