Graduate Student Scholarship

The IEEE Photonics Society established the Graduate Student Scholarship Program to provide scholarships to outstanding Society student members pursuing graduate education within the Society field of interest. Students should normally be in their penultimate year of study at time of application.

Up to $10,000 in scholarships will be awarded, based on research excellence and contributions to the Society’s publications and conferences. The geographic distribution of the awards will take into account the student membership in each of the main geographical regions:

Americas: Regions 1 - 7 & 9

Europe/Mid-East/Africa: Region 8

Asia/Pacific: Region 10


2020 IEEE Photonics Society Award Recipients Announced 

The IEEE Photonics Society is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Photonics Society Graduate Student Scholarships.

Join us in congratulating the following honorees:

Zhiqiang Fan, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Alessio Ferrari,  Politecnico di Torino

Jorge Holguin Lerma, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Senta Jantzen, University of Southampton

Kirill Koshelev, Australian National University

Charles Matte-Breton, Université Laval

Anishkumar Soman, University of Delaware

Tingting Song, University of Melbourne

Oleh Yermakov, ITMO University

Tao Zhan, University of Central Florida (CREOL)