The International Association of Forensic Sciences (IAFS) Scholarship

The International Association of Forensic Sciences (IAFS) Scholarship: Offered Through the Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) PURPOSE: The IAFS is an international association focused on bringing together academics, managers, researchers, and scientists from around the world to discuss and to debate issues focal to the forensic science disciplines. The IAFS proclaims its goals and objectives to be: […]


Forensic Sciences Foundation 2016-17 Student Travel Grant Winners

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) is proud to announce the winners of the “FSF Student Travel Grant Award” essay contest:  Catherine O. Brown, MSFS, Student Affiliate/Criminalistics; Claire M. Cartozzo, MSFS, Student Affiliate/Criminalistics; Clare M. Fried, BS, Student Affiliate/Criminalistics; Nicole M. Novroski, MS, Student Affiliate/Criminalistics; Julia R. Prince-Buitenhuys, MA, Student Affiliate/Anthropology; Beatriz A. Pujols, BS, Student Affiliate/Criminalistics; Kelly A. Sauerwein, MA, Student […]


FSF/CRC Press Student Travel Grant and Book Prize Awarded

Amanda R. Hale, MA Congratulations to Amanda R. Hale, MA (Anthropology), who has been honored with the CRC Press Grant Award!  In collaboration with the Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF), CRC Press donated to the top-scoring FSF Student Travel Grant candidate an “instant library” of pre-selected books ($1,500 list price) that will be presented at the Annual […]


Consider a Contribution to the Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF)

Source: Tracie McCray, AAFS Accounting Assistant As we near the end of 2016, please consider a year-end contribution to the Forensic Sciences Foundation. Your contribution ensures a sound financial basis for the future of forensic science by funding the Foundation’s many awards, grants, and scholarships—including the Emerging Forensic Scientist Award Competition, the Student Affiliate Scholarships, […]


FSF Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistant Grant Recipient

Wei Chean Chuah, BS 2016-17 Bashinski Grant Recipient The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) is pleased to announce that Wei Chean Chuah, BS, was awarded the 2016-17 FSF Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant for his paper, “Argon Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry for Forensic Analysis of Illicit Drugs.”  This year’s award consists […]


FSF Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant: July 31 Deadline Fast Approaching

Purpose: The Jan Grant Award is to provide Graduate Students with financial assistance to complete their thesis or independent research project as required for a graduate degree in Criminalistics/Forensic Sciences. The thesis or research project must be in the field of Criminalistics/Forensic Sciences. Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant Eligibility Requirements: The applicant […]


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 Travel Grants for students to assist with travel expenses in attending the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA. The FSF Board of Trustees has allocated $12,000, not to exceed $1,500 per student, including complimentary meeting registration. This is a […]


FSF Student Affiliate Scholarships: August 1 Deadline

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) will fund a limited number of AAFS Student Affiliate registrations for the 2017 American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Scientific Meeting through a “Scholarship Program.” To qualify for the scholarship, AAFS Student Affiliates must submit an abstract for the AAFS 2017 program through the online submission system or Call […]


The International Association of Forensic Sciences (IAFS) Scholarship

The International Association of Forensic Sciences (IAFS) Scholarship: Offered Through the Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) PURPOSE: The IAFS is the international association focused on bringing together academics, managers, researchers, and scientists from around the world to discuss and debate issues focal to the forensic science disciplines. The IAFS proclaims its goals and objectives to be: […]


2016-17 FSF Warren-Young Scholarship Awarded to Leanne K. Moorman

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2016-17 FSF Warren-Young Scholarship: Congratulations to Leanne K. Moorman! Ms. Moorman is one of three science teachers at Felicity-Franklin High School in Felicity, OH (near Cincinnati). She has long wished for the ability to offer classes to her students which cover more […]


Forensic Sciences Foundation News

A great thank you goes to Academy members who have continued to support the Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) with contributions to the Endowment Fund. Through your continued support, the Foundation has awarded more than $300,183.37 in grants over the past 26 years. The FSF Board of Trustees would like to thank Sue Ballou, Robert Barsley, […]


FSF Warren-Young Scholarship: May 1 Deadline

Purpose: This award is designed to encourage forensic science education at the middle and high school level. Scholarship Eligibility Requirements: The Warren-Young Scholarship is intended to provide funds; up to $1,500, for middle and high school teachers to purchase supplies, equipment, or reference materials to support forensic science education in teaching basic scientific principles. Applications […]


FSF Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant: July 31 Deadline

Purpose: The Jan Grant Award is to provide Graduate Students with financial assistance to complete their thesis or independent research project as required for a graduate degree in Criminalistics/Forensic Sciences. The thesis or research project must be in the field of Criminalistics/Forensic Sciences. Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant Eligibility Requirements: The applicant […]


FSF Acorn and Lucas Research Grants: June 15 Deadline

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) Acorn Grants (up to and including $1,000) and Lucas Grants (up to and including $5,000) are intended to help the investigator/researcher initiate original in-depth problem-oriented research. These grants are open to members and affiliates (at any level) of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Each research proposal must include: An […]


18th 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 (FSF) is pleased to offer the 18th 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, […]


2016 FSF Emerging Forensic Scientist Award Winners: Lauren Traveller and Kelsey L. Wilkinson, BS

The 17th Annual Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) Emerging Forensic Scientist Award paper competition was hosted in Las Vegas, NV. The following presenters were selected as the 2016 winners by a panel of judges: Lauren Traveller, DNP, was selected for her presentation entitled, Risk Factors in Adjudicative Incompetency: A Case Study, and Kelsey L. Wilkinson, BS, […]


Forensic Sciences Foundation 2015-16 Student Travel Grant Winners

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) is proud to announce the winners of the “FSF Student Travel Grant Award” essay contest: Kelsey Carpenter, BS, Student Affiliate/Anthropology; Jacob Griffin, BS, Student Affiliate/Anthropology; Roger Jefferys, BS, Student Affiliate/Criminalistics; Kelly Kamnikar, BS, Student Affiliate/Anthropology; Lauren Alyssa Meckel, BS, Student Affiliate/Anthropology; Matthew Newmeyer, BS, Student Affiliate/Toxicology; Lindsey Roberts, MA, Student […]