The OSA Foundation
The OSA Foundation is dedicated to providing financial support and development opportunities for students as they continue on their path to become the leaders of tomorrow.
Over the last decade, we have awarded more than 800 grants, scholarships, and prizes benefiting thousands of individuals in over 55 countries. Through our diverse portfolio of endowments, and with the support of generous donors, the Foundation will continue to grow in the years to come.
Together we can light the way for tomorrow's leaders.
The Annual Campaign
– Supporting all programs; contributions to the Annual Fund ensures that the Foundation has the resources to support travel grants, professional development programs, awards and more. These programs make a significant impact in our efforts to support the next generation of leaders and innovators in the optics and photonics community
The Siegman International Summer School on Lasers
– In honor of OSA Leader and Laser pioneer Tony Siegman, OSA and the OSA Foundation renamed the successful 2011 Summer School on Lasers and launched a fundraising campaign to offer this program annually. Your support will provide over 100 students a year access to world class education and career enhancing opportunities.
Michael S. Feld Biophotonics Award
– The Michael S. Feld Biophotonics Award honors Prof. Michael Feld for his fundamental contributions to applications of photonics technologies to solving biomedical problems.