Optical Fabrication and Testing (OF&T)

22 - 26 六月 2014
The Fairmont Orchid, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, USA

Resources: Students

Don't miss your opportunity this year to meet your fellow students in the optics community!

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


OSA Foundation Student Travel Grants

Students from qualifying developing nations are eligible for an OSA Foundation Student Travel Grant of $1,500 USD to help cover travel costs associated with attending this meeting. Students are NOT required to be an OSA Member, but preference will be given to those who are.

Requirements:
  • Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student in a qualifying developing nation.
  • Applicants must be the submitting author of a paper.
  • Applicants must apply through Scholar One when submitting their paper.
Applicants will be judged on the quality of their submitted paper. The deadline to apply mimics the paper submission deadline for this meeting. Should you have any questions, please contact the OSA Foundation at foundationgrants@osa.org

How to Be Effective

  • Complete a submission.  OSA encourages students to submit papers as they are frequently chosen to deliver oral and poster presentation.
  • Apply for an OSA Student Travel grant if you are from a developing nation.