Forensic Science Foundation offers travel grants for students. The deadline for applications is Oct 15.

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 Meeting in Atlanta. The FSF Board of Trustees has allocated $5,000, not to exceed $1,000 per student, including a complimentary meeting registration. This is a wonderful opportunity, and members are encouraged to promote it.

Travel Grant Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant must be a fourth year undergraduate or a graduate student at an accredited four-year college, university, or professional school whose accreditation is acceptable to the FSF Board of Trustees.
  • The applicant must have a letter of recommendation from his/her advisor or professor.
  • The applicant must submit a 400-600 word essay explaining how attendance at an AAFS meeting will impact his/her career decision.
  • The applicant must submit a curriculum vitae including information such as forensic science areas of academic study and practice, academic record, forensic science activities, membership
    and participation in professional organizations (such as the AAFS), presentations at professional and academic meetings, as well as any publications and other pertinent data related to his/her forensic background.

Submission must be received by October 15. The deadline is firm with no extension. Please submit the aforementioned Travel Grant Requirements electronically to Kimberly Wrasse at or by mail to: Kimberly Wrasse, FSF, 410 North 21st Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904.
Kim Wrasse
Executive Assistant Continuing Education Coordinator American Academy of Forensic Sciences 410 North 21st Street Colorado Springs, CO 80904 719.636.1100, ext. 115 719.636.1993 fax