A generous member, S. R. Seshadri, established a fund for The Optical Society to provide assistance with mandatory publication charges to qualified JOSA A or JOSA B authors. The grants may be applied to mandatory overlength page charges and color charges. Applications will be considered by the JOSA A and JOSA B Editors on a first-come, first-served basis until the annual allotment is depleted. Individuals will be considered for a grant if they meet one or more of the following criteria:
(Describe your qualifications within one or more of the categories above, in 100 words or less)
The JOSA A and JOSA B editors will choose recipients of the grants. The individual(s) will be informed of the amount awarded prior to final acceptance, and that amount will be deducted from their publication charges.