Boris P. Stoicheff Memorial Scholarship

Boris P. Stoicheff Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2011 by the OSAF and the Foundation (CAPF), this program pays tribute to Boris P. Stoicheff, an internationally renowned laser spectroscopist who also served as President of OSA (1976) and CAP (1983-84).

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who has demonstrated both research excellence and significant service to the (OSAF) or the physics community (CAPF).

The scholarship rotates annually between the OSAF and CAP Foundation (CAPF).

Available meetings:

Requirements

  • Be an accepted, registered or enrolled full time graduate student studying astronomy, chemistry, electrical engineering, medical physics, or an optics, photonics, or physics related subject.
  • Have at least one publication in a peer-reviewed journal that is recognized by the awarding society.
  • Have made at least one conference presentation at a scientific meeting recognized by OSA.
  • Have an accepted submission at the FiO or CAP conference.
  • Demonstrate community service, which may include but is not limited to: leadership in a student association or other student organization at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Recipients

2017

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Ali Kazemi Jahromi 
University of Central Florida, USA

2016

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Christopher Pugh (right)
University of Waterloo, Canada

2015

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Itai Epstein
Tel-Aviv University, Israel

2014

Juan Nicolas Quesada
Juan Nicolas Quesada
University of Toronto, Canada

2013

Yanhui Zhao
Yanhui Zhao

Penn State University, USA
 

2012

Wilson Brenna
Wilson Brenna 

University of Waterloo, Canada

$3,000

Applications are due in Q2 each year