Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition in North America, 2018

Scholarship Description:

The Synopsys Optical Solutions Group invites applicants to participate in Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition. The competition is open to the students who are currently enrolled in a post-secondary degree program in North America, working toward a bachelor’s, masters, or Ph.D.

To participate, students can enter an optical design class assignment or thesis work that uses CODE V or Light Tools. Awards totaling $4,000 will be granted.

Benefits:

  • Students can enter an optical design class assignment or thesis work.
  • Awards totaling $4,000 are granted.

Eligibility Criteria:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary degree program in North America, working toward a bachelor’s, master’s, or Ph.D.
  • The competition is limited to students who are attending North American Universities and Colleges.
  • All entries completed and turned in to your professor during the current school year are eligible.
  • Have not won this competition in prior years (past winners of this competition are not eligible).

Applying procedure Instructions:

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicants must download the application form through the given link: https://www.synopsys.com/content/dam/synopsys/optical-solutions/documents/entry-form2018.pdf

To participate, students can enter an optical design class assignment or thesis work that uses CODE V or LightTools.

Rules:

To participate applicants must submit the following:

  • Your work must have been completed using CODE V® or Light Tools® software, and demonstrate knowledge of optics, optical engineering, and optical design software.
  • Project/Paper may be submitted “as is”. No special format is required.
  • For project reports that exceed 10 pages in length, please submit a short synopsis of your project of no more than 10 pages. Any figures included in the synopsis should be identical to those in the original project report.
  • Additional CODE V or Light Tools output and explanations of how software was used in the project/paper is required if not part of the original paper. This additional information is optional if CODE V and Light Tools use is already explained in the paper.
  • Professor signature required (designated space is on the entry form).

Submission Requirements:

The applicants can submit their entry either email or mail as the following:

  • Emailed: Project/Paper may be submitted electronically. Email your entry form, paper, and supporting files to [email protected]
  • Mailed: A printed version, with supporting files on a CD, may also be mailed to Synopsys at:
    Synopsys Optical Solutions Group,
    Attn: Student Optical Design Competition,
    199 S. Los Robles Avenue, Suite 400,
    Pasadena, CA  91101

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Scholarship Deadline:

The application deadline is June 15, 2018.

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