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Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation: Arts Training Abroad Grants

The Arts Training Abroad grants annually support academic training, theoretical research, or technical training and artistic improvement in the visual arts, performing arts, music, and film.

Aimed at graduates or professionals with a relevant curriculum in one of the artistic areas.

Conditions for Eligibility

Applicants may apply:

Graduates or professionals who have a relevant curriculum in the artistic area in which they wish to specialize.
National and foreign citizens, provided they have been permanent residents in Portugal for at least two years;

The following applications have priority:

Candidates at the beginning of their artistic career;
Applications to attend educational establishments;
Areas for which there is no training offer in Portugal;
In the case of music, applications in the areas of orchestral instruments, singing and piano.

Grant conditions

Period of 3 to 12 months, subject to renewal;
Monthly amount of 1.500 euros for Euro Zone countries, defined on a case by case basis for other destinations;
1,000 euros for installation expenses, participation in congresses and seminars;
500 for travel in European countries or defined case by case for other destinations;
5,000 for tuition fees, paid upon presentation of proof;
Personal accident insurance.

How to apply

The application is made by submitting an online form, in Portuguese.
Before submitting the application form, please consult the Regulations (available in the documents zone) and check all the eligibility criteria.
To access the application form, you must first register on the website.
Fill in all the required fields to submit your application, including uploading the required documentation, which you can find below.
Avoid submitting your application in the last days of the deadline to prevent possible difficulties.


E-mail: bolsasgulbenkian@gulbenkian.pt

Deadline: April 30, 2021

To apply, click here.

*please note, website is in Portuguese

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