Daily Archives: March 13, 2017


Women’s History Month: AAFS Celebrates Maureen Casey Owens, D-ABFDE, 1984 AAFS President

Source:  Nancy Jackson,  AAFS Director of Development and Accreditation As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month, our focus is on the female trailblazers in forensic science who have served as presidents of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS). The second female president of the AAFS served during the noticeable growth and expansion of […]


FSF/CRC Press Student Travel Grant and Book Prize

In collaboration with the Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF), CRC Press will fund the top-scoring FSF Student Travel Grant candidate, as determined through the FSF selection process outlined in the article entitled “FSF Student Travel Grants.” In addition to funding the $1,500 travel grant, CRC Press will donate an “instant library” worth $1,500 (list price) in […]


FSF Student Travel Grants: October 15 Deadline

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) is pleased to offer Student Travel Grants to assist with travel expenses in attending the 2018 American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Scientific Meeting in Seattle, WA. The FSF Board of Trustees has allocated $12,000, not to exceed $1,500 per student, including complimentary meeting registration. This is a wonderful […]


FSF Student Affiliate Scholarships: August 1 Deadline

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) will fund a limited number of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Student Affiliate registrations for the 2018 AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting through a “Scholarship Program.” To qualify for the scholarship, AAFS Student Affiliates must submit an abstract for the AAFS 2018 program through the online submission system or […]


FSF Henry C. Lee Scholarship for International AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting Attendees:  August 1 Deadline

Purpose:  The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) will fund a limited number of American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) international member registrations for the 2018 AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting through a “Scholarship Program.” Scholarship Eligibility Requirements: • Only members or affiliates of the AAFS who have never attended an annual meeting and who reside outside of […]


19th Annual FSF Emerging Forensic Scientist Award (EFSA) Competition

Purpose:  To nurture a productive dialogue between emerging judicial and forensic standards of reliability and validity, the Forensic Sciences Foundation is pleased to offer the 19th Annual Emerging Forensic Scientist Award. The award will be ­presented to the author of the best paper on any topic focusing on the reliability and validity of techniques, processes, […]