This page provides information about current funding schemes available through ACAX. As we consider effective information transfer a priority, we continually publish information about the newest international calls for applications available for Hungarian artists, art historians and curators.

Further calls for applications:

Call for applications for Balmoral scholarships and foreign and exchange scholarships for 2013

Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral

Application period: 7 May–13 July 2012 (date of postmark)
Additional information and PDF application forms are available on the homepage.

Last Call for Applications

Future Generation Art Prize

The Future Generation Art Prize is a worldwide contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and give long-term support to a future generation of artists.

Application submission is closing on May 6, 2012

Applications available online at the competition’s website:

Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks

3rd Leonardo satellite symposium at NetSci2012

The aim of the symposium is to foster cross-disciplinary research on complex systems within or with the help of arts and humanities.

The symposium will take place at Northwestern University near Chicago, IL on the shores of Lake Michigan on June 19, 2012.
The deadline for applications is March 16, 2012.


Artists in Residence

De Ateliers, Amsterdam

De Ateliers, founded in 1963, is an internationally acclaimed studio program based in Amsterdam.
De Ateliers is open to young artists at the beginning of their professional artistic development. It offers residencies for the working year 2012/13 (starting with September 1st 2012).

Application deadline: 1 February 2012

Artists in Residence

Kuenstlerhaus Dortmund

Since 2005 the Kuenstlerhaus offers an additional option for artists from abroad: The Artist-in-Residence Program during the summer months. Residency period: 6 to 8 weeks from June to August upon mutual agreement. Foreign artists from every field of visual arts and without restriction of age can apply.

Application deadline: 31 January 2012

Residency for Curators

La Galerie, Noisy-le-Sec (Paris)

La Galerie, a non profit Contemporary Art Centre located in the suburbs of Paris, hosts each year a foreign curator in residence for a period of three months. First organised in 2006, the aim of the residency is to put on an exhibition at La Galerie within the context of a public art centre, and to meet artists and professionals working in the contemporary art field in France.

Residency dates: 5 April – 5 July 2012
Exhibition dates: 26 May – 21 July 2012

Application deadline: 15 January 2012

Research fellowships for artists, scholars and curators

Henry Moore Institute Research Fellowships 2012-2013, Leeds

The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture in the heart of Leeds. 
The Institute invites applications for the following fellowship programmes in 2012–2013:

Research Fellowships are intended for artists, scholars and curators, working on historic and contemporary sculpture using the Institute’s library, archive of sculptors’ papers and the collection of Leeds Art Gallery. Up to four fellows will be given the opportunity to spend a month in Leeds to develop their own research. With access to the Institute's resources and an on-going dialogue with the Institute staff, fellows are free to pursue their own interests in a supportive and stimulating environment.

Senior Fellowships are intended to give established scholars (working on any aspect of sculpture) time and space to develop a research project free from their usual work commitments. Up to two senior fellowships, for periods of between four to six weeks will be offered.
Application deadline: 9 January 2012

Sony World Photography Awards, Professional Photographer of the Year

World Photography Organisation

The Sony World Photography Awards, Professional Photographer of the Year's most coveted prize, the L’Iris d’Or, goes along with prize money of $25,000.
The Professional Competition has 15 diverse categories spread across 3 genres of photography: Fine Art, Commercial, Photojournalism & Documentary. Submissions must be based on a body of work. Each photographer may submit a minimum of 3 images and a maximum of 10 images into each Professional category. Images entered in to the Professional Competition must have been completed or first published in 2011.

Application deadline: 4 January 2012

Artists in Residence

K.A.I.R. - Košice Artist in Residence

In the frame of European Capital of Culture the NGO Kosice 2013 is running an international Artist-in-Residence-program for emerging artists from all over the world and out of all artistic disciplines and expressions. They give the resident artists the possibility to become a cultural pioneer and work in the inspire environment of Kosice`s singular cultural surrounding to realize art projects, collaborate with the agile local art scene and present themselves to the local and national public. 
What they provide: 3 month residency in Kosice, Eastern Slovakia between May and December 2012.
Application deadline: 31 December 2011