Student Chapter Fund

OSA Student Chapter Fund

The OSA Student Chapter program benefits an international network of over 300 chapters and has impacted thousands of students since it began in 1982.  This program is a proven worldwide resource for the optics and photonics student community.  It offers world class lectures, professional development opportunities and financial resources to attend and participate in meetings and events around the world.  When you support this fund you directly impact the future of optics.  

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OSA Student Chapter Benefits

Grant Support

◊         Start-Up Grants – To help organize a new student chapter
◊         Activity Grants – To support professional development, joint        
          activities with other universities and groups, poster competitions and
          other chapter events
◊         Student Travel – To assist students so they may attend the OSA
           Leadership conference and other meetings
◊         Youth Education – To provide education resources and materials for
           the students to conduct outreach in their local communities.

Professional Development & Networking Opportunities

◊         Traveling Lecturer Program Funding
◊         Complimentary chapter website hosting
◊         International OSA Network of Students (IONS) funding and
           administrative support
◊         Student event advertising opportunities

To see the international network of OSA Student Chapters Click Here.


Donate to the Fund

Your support will provide important funding to the OSA international network of student chapters.  




Your donation to the OSA Student Chapter Fund provides direct support to our international network of active chapters.