About Our Programs

Our Portfolio

Annual Program Grants
Funding programs that inspire youth, support innovation, and recognize success.

The Innovation School
The Innovation School is designed to help you discover innovative solutions or products for your company and to develop this skill as you progress in your career.

Ivan P. Kaminow Outstanding Young Professional Prize
Providing young professionals with access to leaders in the field.

James P. Gordon Memorial Speakership
Funds a speakership on Quantum Information and Quantum Optics to a CLEO invited speaker.

Professional Development Opportunities
Providing young professionals with access to leaders in the field.

Siegman International School on Lasers 

The Siegman International School is a week-long program that exposes students to in-depth learning of lasers and their applications from internationally recognized academic and industry leaders in the field. This program consists of lectures, networking events, professional development programs, poster presentations and research sharing and brings together the top 100 student applicants from around the world. Tingye Li Innovation Prize
Recognizes a student or young professional that displays innovative ideas in optical communications or laser applications. 

Traveling Lecturer Program
The OSA Traveling Lecturer Program provides funding for Student Chapters and Local Sections to host a guest speaker of their choosing annually.

OSA Foundation