The IEEE Lasers & Electro-Optics Society established
the Graduate Student Fellowship Program to provide Graduate Fellowships
to outstanding LEOS student members pursuing graduate education within
the LEOS field of interest (electro-optics, lasers, photonics, optics,
or closely related fields).
Fellowships will be awarded based on the student membership in each
of the main geographical regions:
Asia & Pacific
Prize: Up to twelve Fellowships of $5000 each will be awarded
every year. A travel grant of up to $2500 will be available to each
Fellowship recipient to attend the LEOS Annual Meeting for the award
Eligibility: Fellowship candidates must be an IEEE LEOS student
member pursuing a graduate education within the LEOS field of interest.
Students should normally be in their penultimate (next to last) year
of study at time of nomination.
Schedule: In a given year, nomination packages will be due at
the LEOS Executive Office by 30 May and recipients will be notified
by 15 July of the same year. The Fellowships will be presented at the
LEOS Annual Meeting.
Fellowship Nomination Package Requirements:
Nominating letter by a LEOS member. Where there are no LEOS
members able to support an application, the referees may consist of
the Head of Department and one other full professor familiar with
the applicants work.
One-page statement of purpose by student describing her/his
education and research interests and accomplishments. Include name,
IEEE member number (required), address, phone, fax, and email
One-page biographical sketch of student, including all degrees
received and dates.
One copy of students educational transcripts.
Two reference letters from individuals familiar with the students
research and educational credentials.
Send completed package to:
IEEE/LEOS Graduate Student Fellowship Program
445 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854