Don't miss your opportunity this year to meet your fellow students in the optics community! At the 2011 FTS meeting 30% of the attendees were students.
Student members are an important and active part of the OSA community. Student benefits are built around the unique needs of those preparing to enter the professional world of optics. As an OSA Student Member, you join a worldwide community of optics and photonics scientists, engineers and business leaders.
Benefits extended to students at this meeting include the:
Discounted registration fees
Registration and travel support –Limited financial support may be available for this meeting. Interested students should send an email to the program manager including the following:
Participation at the meeting – oral or poster presenter?
Affiliation and status
Description of need
Limited opportunities to assist with on-site logistically support in exchange for a registration fee waiver. Student volunteers are needed to assist with onsite registration and content capture. Contact the meeting manager to learn about opportunities for this meeting.
Travel grants to students from qualifying developing nations
The OSA Foundation Student Travel Grants
Deadline to apply for the grant for the Imaging and Applied Optics Congress is 19 April 2013
The OSA Foundation provides travel support to students working or studying in developing nations so that they may attend OSA-managed technical meetings. Travel grants average $1,500 USD per award.
Learn more about this program and apply for a grant!
Deadline to apply for the Hilbert grant is 7 May 2013
Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Student Travel Grant
This program recognizes the research excellence of students in the areas of optical engineering, lens design and illumination design. In 2013 grants will be awarded for the Imaging and Applied Optics Congress. Optical Solutions Group at Synopsys is the sponsor of this program. Learn more about this program and apply for a grant.