Ellen Auerbach Fellowship

The Ellen Auerbach Fellowship is a development Fellowship for young international photographers. The photographer Ellen Auerbach (1906 - 2004) endowed the Fellowship as a follow-up to the Academy exhibition “Die Fotografin Ellen Auerbach” (The Photographer Ellen Auerbach) (1998). The Fellowship was first awarded in 2006, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Ellen Auerbach's birth. It is financed by her estate.

The Fellowship is awarded on a biennial basis and has a value of 20,000 Euros. Personal application is not possible. The Ellen Auerbach laureates are recommended by Academy members, experts, or international curators and are selected by a members' jury.