The Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship 2023/2024 for mid-career professionals
Suitably qualified mid-career professionals from the eligible counties below who are in the arts and culture sector are welcomed to submit application for the 2023/2024 Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship which is a tailored programme of leadership development that aims to enrich and transform cultural practice and engagement by developing leadership potential, acumen and skills.
The Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship is a partnership between the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and Clore Leadership to offer mid-career professionals in the arts and culture sector an exceptional opportunity to undertake an individually tailored leadership programme in the UK. The Fellowship funds up to five international fellows to become part of a cohort of approximately 20 fellows, from across the UK and internationally, on the Clore Leadership Fellowship Programme. The programme has been shaping exceptional cultural leaders over the past 16 years. The Fellowship aims to brings together some of the most creative and dynamic cultural leaders in the UK and all across the globe for an intense personal and professional learning experience by supporting fellows to be the leaders they have the potential to be, through in-depth learning, tailored to their individual needs, aspirations and circumstances.
The Clore Leadership is committed to learning from the broadest perspectives by embracing diversity and they believe that equality, diversity and inclusion is essential to a healthy cultural sector and unleashing the potential of talented leaders from any background.
Eligibility for The Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship 2023/2024 for mid-career professionals:
- Applicants must be from Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico and South Africa.
- Applicants must intend to return to their home country at the end of the study period.
- Applicants must hold a degree that is equivalent to at least a good UK second-class honours degree or have equivalent professional training and/or experience.
- Applicants must have completed at least five years’ (or higher as required by Clore Leadership) work, or equivalent experience, by December 2022.
- Applicants must meet the minimum requirements in accordance with the main fellowships scheme.
- Applicants must not hold British or dual British citizenship.
- Applicants must not be an employee, a former employee, or relative of an employee of Her Majesty’s Government (including British embassies/high commissions, the Department for International Development, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, the Ministry of Defense, and the Home Office), the British Council, or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
Benefits of The Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship 2023/2024 for mid-career professionals:
A training budget worth up to £18,500 to cover applicants expenses throughout the fellowship period.
Programme Structure for The Chevening Clore Leadership Fellowship 2023/2024 for mid-career professionals:
- Two residential leadership courses in September 2023 and March 2024.
- Three day-long non-residential skills-based workshops.
- A two-day Urban Intensive team project.
- A 360° leadership profile.
- A four to six weeks secondment in a UK based cultural organisation, (normally in an organisation or field very different to fellows usual workplace or practice) where fellows will be working on a ‘live’ project set by their host organisation.
- Bespoke learning opportunities through conferences, courses and study visits and peer/sector networking.
- Focused support from a mentor or coach.
- Thought leadership exploration through a written provocation paper.
Application Deadline: November 1, 2022.