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  • START  :   20 January, Friday, 09:00 UK
  • END      :   17 February, Friday, 23:59 UK

Please check your timezone. This application page is open only during the application period. Kindly check the British Council China website for updates.

Thank you for your interest in applying for the 40th round of UK-China Connections Through Culture Grants. This page admits applications coming from the United Kingdom and mainland China.
Please have the Notes for Applicants in hand while writing the application to guide you through some of the questions. Applications are completed in English. Contact arts@britishcouncil.org.cn for specific enquiries.

By submitting this application form, you agree to the following:

1) The information in this application is true and correct. 

2) We will use this application form and the other information you give us, including any personal information, for the following purposes:

  • To decide whether to give you a grant.
  • To provide copies to other individuals or organisations who are helping us award and monitor grants. After we reach a decision, we may also tell them the outcome of your application and, if appropriate, why we did not offer you a grant.
  • To hold in our database and use for statistical purposes.

If we offer you a grant, we will publish information about you relating to the activity we have funded, including the amount of the grant and the activity it was for. This information may appear in our press releases, in our print and online publications and any partner organisations who have funded the activity with us.
If we offer you a grant, you will support our work to build a lasting cultural relationship between the UK and mainland China, contributing (when asked) to important publicity activities during the period we provide funding for. You will also give us, when asked, case studies, images and audio-visual materials that we can use to celebrate artistic excellence.
British Council will use the information that you are providing in connection with processing your registration. The legal basis for processing your information is agreement with our terms of registration (contract).

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.