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OSAF Fellowships will advance your career by providing valuable new experiences and opportunities to contribute to the science of Optics.

The OSA Foundation has expanded its fellowship programs through the generous support of our donors. These programs further the careers and knowledge of recipients by providing valuable new experiences and ways to contribute to the field.  Examples of fellowship experiences include research at Massachusetts’s General Hospital’s Wellman Center through the Thomas F. Deutsch Fellowship, and the opportunity to take a non-traditional career path with the Milton and Rosalind Chang Pivoting Fellowship.

Available Fellowships:

Previous Recipients: 

Milton and Rosalind Chang Pivoting Fellowship

  • Araceli Venegas-Gómez, University of Strathclyde, UK (2019)
  • Nirmal Punjabi, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India (2020)

Thomas F. Deutsch Fellowship

  • Yue Zhuo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (2019)
  • Vicente Parot, Harvard University, USA (2020)
  • Markus Seeger, Technical University of Munich, Germany (2021)