Edmund Optics (EO, Barrington, NJ, USA) is now accepting applications for its 2013 higher education grant program.
The company will be awarding grants worldwide totaling $85,000 in products in support of outstanding undergraduate and graduate optics programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at non-profit colleges and universities.
"It's easy to apply and I would encourage anyone involved in a project using optics, optomechanics or imaging components at a non-profit college or university to do so," says Kirsten Bjork-Jones, Director of Global Marketing Communications at Edmund Optics.
To apply for an EO grant, visit the EO web page here and click on the "Apply Now" button. The application requests information about you, the research project in which you are involved, and the types of products you would select if your program were awarded a grant.
The process for selecting grant winners is determined by the EO grant team. After a thorough review of applications, finalists are selected and asked to provide more detailed information about their programs. Grant recipients are then selected based on technical merit and innovative use of optics in a research setting or lab.
The application deadline is June 30, 2013, and finalists will be announced on July 24, 2013. Winning grant award recipients will be announced on September 4, 2013.
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