Edmund Optics (Barrington, NJ, USA) is now accepting applications for their 2012 Higher Education Grant Program, which supports outstanding undergraduate and graduate optics programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at non-profit colleges and universities. The grants worldwide total $80,000 USD in products—an increase of 20% over last year's program.
After thorough review of applications, finalists are selected and asked to provide more detailed information about their programs. Grant recipients are then selected based on the following criteria: Technical merit and innovative use of optics in a research setting or lab. Finalists will be notified by July 25 and winning Grant Recipients notified on September 14.
SOURCE: Originally posted by Lee Mather, Associate Editor, Laser Focus World