Anniversary Stipend

For the 40th anniversary of the Hasselblad Foundation 2019, a stipend of SEK 200,000 will be awarded to pay attention to young Nordic photographers who work with digital photography.


Priority will be given to artists and photographers who experiment with the digital and digitization not only technically but also formally and conceptually.



Applicants must be studying photography at an institute of higher education in one of the Nordic countries or be a Nordic citizen who is studying elsewhere


Have completed a study/degree within the last 5 years in one of the Nordic countries or be a Nordic citizen who has completed a study/degree elsewhere within the last 5 years.


Applicants must be below the age of 30 at the time of application deadline.


Application deadline: August 15, 2019


The winner will be selected based on the proposal of a jury comprised of members of the Hasselblad Foundation board Jan Kaila and Ingrid Elam as well as photographer Tuomo Rainio.


The announcement of the name of the awardee will be made on the Hasselblad Foundation website.



Applications are to be submitted digitally as pdfs and in English to the following email address: gro.n1571552298oitad1571552298nuofd1571552298alble1571552298ssah@1571552298muidn1571552298epits1571552298


How to apply:

The compulsory elements of the application are: the form with personal data and statement and the selection of images.


Please include the following in the form:


  1. Personal data
  2. Education and experience: Enclose short curriculum vitae (CV) listing educations, positions held, previous awards received, exhibitions held, publications etc.
  3. Personal statement Provide a detailed description of the work(s) submitted. Explain the ideas underpinning your work(s) and give relevant background information including your aims and methods. Also explain why you are competing for the Hasselblad Foundation anniversary stipend in digital photography, and state your professional goals. Please do not refer to a large number of appendices or enclosures, nor to work published on websites. Such documents or references to websites will not be considered as valid application documents. Please note that the personal statement must be maximum 250 words,
  4. Enclosed images You must digitally submit a portfolio containing 3 to 5 photographs of 72 dpi with a maximum height of 20 cm.

Attach a list of works with titles and dates


Application form


All application documentation and image files are to be submitted digitally no later than August 15, 2019.


For more information, please contact Jenny Blixt:

E-mail: gro.n1571552298oitad1571552298nuofd1571552298alble1571552298ssah@1571552298txilb1571552298.ynne1571552298j1571552298

Phone: +46 (0)31 778 2154