Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Student Travel Grants
Established in 2009 by Optical Research Associates (ORA), now the Optical Solutions Group at Synopsys, as a memorial to ORA’s former President and Chief Executive Officer Robert S. Hilbert, this program recognizes the research excellence of students in the areas of optical engineering, lens design and illumination design. Three grants of $1,100 USD are awarded annually. We thank the Optical Solutions Group at Synopsys for their sponsorship of this program.
Applicant must be the presenter of an accepted paper at a qualifying meeting (Note: preference is given to oral presentations, but posters are eligible as well.)
Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student of an educational institution of collegiate grade who is devoting more than half-time to studies within the institution at the time the paper was written.
Accepted paper/poster must include research in the areas of optical engineering, lens design and/or illumination design.
Applicants are encouraged to include graphics created using either CODE V® or LightTools®.
(Please note - only eligible applicants whose papers are accepted will be required to provide this additional documentation. The Foundation will contact accepted submissions with information on how to submit this documentation)
Copy of the paper and abstract submitted to the meeting
Letter of support from advisor or professor
Statement explaining the value of attending the meeting
Submit Your Application
Read the criteria for eligibility and the selection process to the left and submit your paper to IODC
. Eligible submissions that receive accepted status will then be contacted by the Foundation to provide additional information.
Deadline To Apply
5 March 2014
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