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Nick Cobb Memorial Scholarship

The Nick Cobb Memorial Scholarship

The Nick Cobb Memorial Scholarship supports the education of a graduate student studying in a field related to advanced lithography.

The application period for the 2019 scholarship is now closed. The application period for the 2020 scholarship will open summer 2019.


In partnership with Mentor Graphics, the scholarship honors the memory of Nick Cobb, an SPIE Senior Member and Chief Engineer at Mentor Graphics, and his groundbreaking contributions enabling Optical and Process Proximity Correction for IC Manufacturing.

Nick Cobb
Mentor Graphics

Beginning in 2019, an annual award of $US10,000, jointly funded by SPIE and Mentor Graphics, will be made to an outstanding student studying advanced lithography (or a related field).

Mentor Graphics will also provide the winner travel support to SPIE Advanced Lithography 2019 to receive the award.

The application period is now closed.