Applications for the Cultural Affairs Bureau's“Academic Research Grant”open until 31 May

The application deadline for the “Academic Research Grant” of the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) is 31 May 2021. All interested academics are welcome to apply.

The “Academic Research Grant”, launched annually by IC, aims at encouraging original academic research on the culture of Macao and on the cultural exchange between Macao, Mainland China and other countries. Local or overseas doctorate degree holders with proven academic research experience, and local or overseas researchers with sufficient research experience and recognized academic accomplishments are eligible to apply for the Grant by submitting the duly filled out and signed application form to IC in person or by double registered mail before the deadline. Applicants must also submit their curriculum vitae, research project plan and certified copies of educational qualification certificates. Incomplete applications or applications that fail to comply with the above will not be processed.

Applicants may submit in person at the Cultural Affairs Bureau Building located at Tap Siac Square, the Macao SAR Government Services Centres at No. 52, Rua Nova da Areia Preta in the Macao Peninsula or Rua de Coimbra, No. 225, 3.º andar in Taipa, during office hours (the date of the receipt stamp will be considered as the date of submission). The Cultural Affairs Bureau is open from Monday to Thursday, from 9am to 1pm and 2:30pm to 5:45pm; and on Friday, from 9am to 1pm and 2:30pm to 5:30pm. The Macao SAR Government Services Centres are open from Monday to Friday, from 9am to 6pm. Applications may also be submitted by double registered mail to Praça do Tap Siac, Edif. do Instituto Cultural, Macao (the date of the postmark will be considered as the date of submission). The following must be written on the envelope: "Application for the Academic Research Grant of the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region Government". The “Academic Research Grant Regulations” and application forms are available for reference and download at IC’s Division of Research and Publications webpage: For enquiries, please contact Ms. Catherine Ip, staff member of IC, through tel. no. 28366866, during office hours, or by email to