Scholarships in Optics

Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship

Award: $11,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a high school, pre-university, secondary school, undergraduate, or graduate student who is or will be studying optics, photonics, or a related field. Selection based upon prospect for long-term contribution that the application will make to the field of optics, photonics, or related field.


OSA Fellow Travel Grant

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be an OSA Fellow interested in lecturing in less-developed countries. Presentation of a written proposal, statement of purpose, estimated travel expenses, and host organization required. A trip report must be submitted upon return, and recipient may be asked to draft a short article on trip experiences.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Optics


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.