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Funding Opportunities 

There is always light. If only we are brave enough to see it. If only we are brave enough to be it. – Amanda Gorman

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Optica Women Scholars

Providing visibility, community, and resources for women in optics and photonics.

Amplify Scholarship

Investing in young Black scientists and engineers with financial support and professional development opportunities.

Family Care Grants

Reducing barriers to parents and caregivers participation in OSA meetings and conferences.

Amplify Publishing Grant

Reducing paywall barriers through a one time publishing grant to Black authors in an Open-Access journal.

Corning Women in Optical Communications Travel Grant

Funding participation for early career women in the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition.

Corning Women in Optical Communications Scholarship

Recognizing outstanding women studying optical communications and networking.

S. R. Seshadri JOSA Publications Grants

Supporting scientists working in developing countries through assistance for mandatory publication charges to qualified JOSA A or JOSA B authors.

Scholarships & Grants

Apply for funding to continue your education, gain new experiences, and make advances in your research.


Advance your career with valuable experiences and opportunities in the science of optics.

Prizes & Contributions

Submit your papers, presentations, and research for recognition of excellence.

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