Jennifer Bragg Awarded Optica Foundation Inaugural Amplify Scholarship

    Date Posted: 
    Thursday, March 10, 2022

    Congratulations to Wyant College M.S. Student, Jennifer Bragg for being among the inaugural class awarded the Optica Foundation Amplify Scholarship for Black Scholars. According to the official press release, "The scholarships support Black undergraduate and graduate-level students studying physics, math, engineering, optics and photonics. In addition to the scholarship, each recipient will have access to professional development resources from Optica, including membership and mentorship." 

    An Optica member of the review committee, George Okyere Dwapanyin, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom said, "The pool of candidates from over 20 countries was impressive. It was inspiring to review these researchers' applications, learning more about their passion for optics, science and engineering. I am looking forward to following the careers of these exceptional young minds."

    Jennifer will continue in the Wyant College Ph.D. program in Fall 2022. Congratulations, Jennifer! We look forward to celebrating all that you accomplish!