OSA Foundation Grant Application
Please note this is a universal application for OSAF scholarships and travel grants. Not all grants may be accepting applications. For news on grant timelines and deadlines visit: osa.org/foundation
OSA Member ID
If you are not an OSA member, please put "NONE" in this field. Note that membership fees will be reserved from your award should you not be a member and you are chosen for a grant/prize.
How you would your name listed in publications/marketing
For instance, if your name it Tom Arnold but you prefer to be listed in professional settings as Thomas J. Arnold.
How to pronounce your full name
This helps us ensure that we verbalize your name correctly during any recognition ceremonies. Example: if your name is Javier Lopez you may write - Ha-vee-air Low-Pez
Expected Graduation (Month and Year)
Field of Study
What is your focus/concentration
Example: Optics, Photonics, Biochemistry, Electrical Engineering, etc.
Do you have a focus in optical engineering, lens design, or illumination design?
Grant Information. Please check all that apply.
I am applying for the below grants:
Scholarship: Boris P. Stoicheff
Scholarship: Paul A. Bonenfant
Scholarship: Harvey M. Pollicove
Travel grant: Incubic/Milton Chang
Travel grant: Jean Bennett
Travel grant: Robert S. Hilbert
Tell us about yourself
In 250 words or less, describe why you first became interested in optics/photonics/physics.
In 250 words or less, how does optics play a role in your current research?
In 250 words or less, identify the impact receiving this grant would have on your career.
(BONENFANT APPLICANTS ONLY) In 250 words or less, please describe your study abroad program.
Please upload the following files:
1) Letter of recommendation from advisor or similar (1 page)
2) Second letter of recommendation from advisor or similar (1page)
3) A page summary detailing the expenses that this grant would help offset
4) Your Resume or CV
5) Copy of accepted paper at OSA meeting (if relevant)
Send me a copy of my responses
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