The Optical Society of America Foundation (OSAF) generously funded the OSA Poster Awards recognizing student achievement in a range of topics relating to the broad field of optics.
PhysCon Reporter Awards were provided to help fund SPS chapters and several individuals who travelled to and reported about PhysCon 2016.
MSI & HBCU Travel Awards
Through a grant from the National Science Foundation to the American Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society, 67 full travel awards (registration, travel, and lodging) were provided to students attending minority-serving institutions (MSIs) and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to attend PhysCon 2016.
Travel Awards in the amount of $200 were provided to help fund SPS members presenting their research at PhysCon 2016.