Build your leadership skills through Clore Fellowships


About Clore Fellowships

Clore Fellowships is a development programme that aims to develop leadership potential and effectiveness, for professionals in the creative and cultural sector.

With this programme Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), working with Clore Leadership, supports you to do short, focused research projects.

The programme:

  • supports skills and career development
  • encourages people from non-academic backgrounds to engage with research
  • increases understanding of strategic leadership issues and challenges across a range of creative and cultural activities.

We’ve supported 185 projects so far.

How to apply

The 2023 opportunity is now closed.

AHRC bursaries for Clore intensive courses

An AHRC bursary is available for arts and humanities academics to undertake an intensive leadership training course delivered by Clore Leadership.

Academics are eligible to apply for the Emerging Leaders or Leadership Pulse courses. The courses offer academics a unique opportunity to develop their leadership skills and competencies to contribute to the vitality of the cultural sector through their research and engagement activities.

AHRC will provide funding for the full course fee (fees, accommodation, meals, etc.) for two academics in the arts and humanities for each course. A carer’s bursary is also available to support applicants with caring responsibilities.

How to apply for the AHRC bursaries

The closing date for applications is midday 15 June 2023.

Last updated: 18 August 2023

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