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




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.






For instance, if your name it Tom Arnold but you prefer to be listed in professional settings as Thomas J. Arnold.


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




Organization/Institution












Example: Optics, Photonics, Biochemistry, Electrical Engineering, etc.




I am applying for the below grants:


















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)







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