OSA Foundation Scholarship & Travel Grants

    Date Posted: 
    Wednesday, December 5, 2018

    Two exciting opportunities coming out of the OSA Foundation include scholarship and travel grant opportunities. Apply today! 

    Women in Optical Communications: Scholarship

    Deadline: 20 December 2018 

    Driving innovation in the global communication network requires bringing a diverse group of people together to tackle challenges such as enabling 5G and the Internet-of-Things. To support gender diversity in the optical communications industry, The OSA Foundation (OSAF) and Corning, Inc. are pleased to announce the Women in Optical Communications Scholarship. This scholarship is a merit-based prize recognizing outstanding women graduate students studying optical communications and networking. Three $3,000 USD scholarships will be distributed annually to supplement tuition, mandatory fees, and other expenses.  Additionally, winners will receive up to $2,000 USD in travel expenses, housing and registration fees to attend the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC). Recipients will be recognized at OFC.

    Women in Optical Communications: Travel Grants 

    Deadline: 20 December 2018 

    The OSA Foundation is pleased to announce the Corning Travel Grants for Women. These need-based grants are available for women who are currently graduate students, working as post-docs, or in the first 1-5 years of their career. These grants are intended to help cover travel costs to the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC).