Asian Cultural Council Grants

Multiple Locations
Term: Academic Year, Summer

Provide funding for research, study and creative activity in the U.S.and Asia in the visual and performing arts 


Due to Covid-19-related restrictions on international travel, ACC fellowship and grant programs involving international travel are not currently receiving applications. New programs and opportunities will be posted on their website as they’re announced. For the latest on ACC’s programs, including public programs, recent grants made for virtual exchange, and news from our alumni community, please visit inDialogue, Stories, and Events pages.

The Asian Cultural Council (ACC) supports international dialogue, understanding, and respect through cultural exchange and nurtures the individual talents of artists and scholars in Asia and the United States.

Grants are open to citizens and permanent residents of the United States or citizens and permanent residents of the countries of Asia, from Afghanistan eastward through Japan and Indonesia. Asian individuals seeking grant assistance to conduct research, study, receive specialized training, undertake observation tours, or pursue non-commercial creative activity in the U.S. or among the countries of Asia in the visual and performing arts are eligible to apply. Americans seeking grant support to undertake similar activities in Asia are also eligible to apply.

Individuals are not funded for activities in their home country, nor is funding available to support undergraduate tuition or study abroad.

Fact Sheet

Arts and Architecture, Humanities
Columbia Alumna/us, Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, Not U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Fellowship Type:
Multiple Locations
Asia and the Pacific
Academic Year, Summer

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year