SPIE Student Resources | Supporting Optics and Photonics Students around the World

As part of its mission, SPIE supports student groups, travel, lectures, and opportunities for growth through a variety of programs.   

  Student Chapters
SPIE funds Chapter activity grants, visiting lecturers, workshops at SPIE events, leadership training, and travel grants to attend SPIE meetings.

 Student Activities
Through the Lunch with the Experts program, travel grants, and networking receptions at events, SPIE connects students with peers and experts in the field.

 Optics and Photonics Education Directory
SPIE, in conjunction with OSA, produces a comprehensive guide to optics and photonics programs offered at educational institutions around the world.

 Best Student Paper Prizes
Top students are recognized with Best Student Paper Awards and prizes at numerous conferences across the globe.