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OSA and the OSA Foundation offer grants and financial support for several education, research and technical programs. These outreach efforts include:


Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowships

For scientists and engineers interested in working on a Congressional committee or in the office of a member of Congress.

Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Grants

For students presenting papers at CLEO and the Frontiers in Optics/OSA Annual Meeting.

OSA Fellow Lecturer Program Grants

For OSA Fellows interested in visiting and lecturing in developing nations.

OSA Foundation Grant Programs

For initiatives that advance youth science education, provide optics education and resources to underserved populations, provide career and professional development resources and support awards & honors that recognize technical and business excellence.

OSA Foundation Travel Grants

For students working or studying in a developing nation, who plan to attend an OSA-managed topical meeting or Frontiers in Optics/OSA Annual Meeting.

JOSA Publications Grant

For authors accepted to JOSA A and/or JOSA B.