Fellowships

Promoting new knowledge about photography, photographic history, and photographic theory.

Applications for our current Fellowship cycle are now open. Our application deadline is 9am (MST Arizona) April 1, 2024. Applicants will be notified in early May of their applicant's status. 

The CCP Fellowship program particularly encourages applicants who can bring new and critical approaches to the Center's collections. We are happy to review applications for a wide range of interdisciplinary projects and welcome proposals for academic, artistic, or public interest projects. Applicants may review the Center's assessment rubric to better understand the criteria that will be used to inform our selection process in the course of preparing an application.

You can learn more about fellowship research at CCP by visiting our List Current and Past CCP Fellows.

Josef Breitenbach Research Fellowship

Check back for information on applying in the next fellowship cycle.

Awards up to $5,000 to support research into the art and career of Josef Breitenbach (1896-1984) and as his work and archive relates to other works and archives in the Center's collections.

Todd Walker Research Fellowship

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Awards up to $3,500 to support research into the art and career of Todd Walker.

Ansel Adams Research Fellowship

The next fellowship cycle opens on February 1, 2024. 

Awards up to $5,000 to promote new knowledge about photography and the history of photography.

Kenneth J. Botto Research Fellowship

The next fellowship cycle opens on February 1, 2024.

Awards up to $2,500 to support research at the Center for Creative Photography by curators, writers, and researchers investigating the life and work of Kenneth J. Botto; researchers investigating photographers working to incorporate set-up, collage, or constructed imagery; or researchers investigating photographers whose work is a critical comment on political, social, and/or art historical issues in society.

Photographic Arts Council - Los Angeles (PAC-LA) Research Fellowship

The next fellowship cycle opens on February 1, 2024.

Awards up to $2,500 to support research at the Center for Creative Photography in the history of photography.

Harold Jones and Frances Murray Research Fellowship

The next fellowship cycle opens on February 1, 2024.

Awards up to $2,500 to encourage research by curators, historians, social scientists, writers, artists, and critics, on photographers whose archives are at the Center.

Adolf Fassbender Travel Fellowship Award

The next fellowship cycle opens on February 1, 2024.

Awards up to $2,500 for travel to support research at the Center for Creative Photography in the history of photography.

Gary Metz Research Fellowship

The next fellowship cycle opens on February 1, 2024.

Awards up to $2,500 to an individual engaged in researching and writing about photographic theory relating to the imagery and its impact on individuals and societies; and/or our relationship to images and the reasons that drive their creation. This triennial fellowship is next scheduled be offered in 2026.