CCA Fellowship Program

CCA Kitakyushu operates Fellowship Program for young artists and researchers those who are engaged in art, curatorial work, design and architecture.

In the end of the program, the fellows are required to present the results of their project either in the report, exhibition, etc. with advice from the directors.

Application deadline for the program 2020-21

April 6, 2020

Application materials

– Application form (PDF download)
– CV
– Documentation of work/portfolios for the field that you focus
– Proposal of your research

The materials should be submitted by email or by mail to the addresse below.


Fellowship Program 2020/21 runs from the September 2020 to the end of March 2021 accepting fellows in the fields of art, curatorial work, architecture and design. Each fellow is required to stay and work in Kitakyushu for a few months either consecutively or intermittently during the above period of time.

Condition for the Admission

CURATOR: Work experience in contemporary art or majored in art/art history.
ARCHITECT/DESIGNER: Work experience by running private office or being engaged in the equivalent activities.


ALL up to age 40.


FIRST STAGE: The candidates’ application materials are examined.
*Selected candidates are notified the schedule of the interview.
*The results are announced by email.
*CCA Kitakyushu does not accept telephone inquiries regarding the result.


The travel expense
CCA covers a return air fare (economy) from your home country to Kitakyushu according to CCA terms.

JPY 200’000 is offered by CCA Scholarship Committee.

Living expense in Kitakyushu
Approximately JPY60’000 – JPY 100’000 par month including the apartment, utility and daily expense. CCA office helps you to find your apartment here after you are accepted as fellow.

For further information:

CCA Kitakyushu Fellowship Program
Science & Research Park, 2-5 Hibikino, Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu 8080135 Japan
TEL: 093 695 3691 FAX: 093 695 3692 E-MAIL:

CCA Fellows 2020/21