Foundation



The OSA Foundation impacted more than 9,400 students and young professionals in 2015. 

Here are a few highlights from our various programs:
 
  • 2,500 Light BLOX kits distributed to more than 40 countries: impacting up to 75,000 students and teachers
  • More than 90 OSA Student Chapters received grants for community outreach and professional development
  • More than 80 young leaders in optics and photonics from 31 countries attended the Siegman International School on Lasers
  • Nearly 50 young professionals were awarded conference and meeting travel support
Studying opticsFoundation programs impact students around the world. We offer scholarships, program grants, travel grants and awards that benefit the optics community.


Tingye LiYour donation may be made in honor or memory of an individual.  These gifts are a thoughtful way to recognize someone's achievements or honor their memory.

Recipients of award.Donors who contribute to The Annual Campaign fund innovative programs benefiting the Foundation’s mission.  Join the thousands of donors who inspire the future.


Tony SiegmanEndowments may be established to fund new programs that inspire the next generation of leaders and innovators.