OSA Foundation supporters directly impact the next generation of optics and photonics innovators. We are actively fundraising for the current campaigns. Consider making a contribution today and helping us achieve our fundraising goals.
The OSA Foundation's General Fund allows the Foundation to provide grants to support program that inspire the next generation of leaders in the optics and photonics community. We support programs that:
Advance youth science education
Provide professional development opportunities
Fund needs based student travel grants
Offer merit scholarships
2012 OSA Foundation Student Travel Grant Recipients at FiO
The OSA Foundation continues to grow by developing programs that support the leaders of tomorrow. We do this by establishing new Endowments, Awards and Scholarships. Below is a list of current fundraising campaigns. We hope you consider making a contribution to one of these programs today and support the growth of the OSA Foundation.
Siegman International Summer School on Lasers
An international summer school in honor of Anthony E. Siegman readies students from around the world for a career in science through a week-long program of lectures, networking opportunities, poster presentations and research sharing.
Michael S. Feld Biophotonics Award
This award recognizes individuals for their innovative and influential contributions to the field of biphotonics, regardless of their career stage.
Ellis R. Lippincott Award
Recognizes contributions to vibrational spectroscopy (co-sponsored with the Coblentz Society and the Society for Applied Spectroscopy).