Research Grant > Jan S. Bashinski Grant

Apply Today! Application Deadline: July 31 of the current year.

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 must be a full- or part-time student completing his or her graduate degree requirements by conducting a research project at an educational institution accredited in the U.S. by a recognized academic body.
  • This project must, in the opinion of the FSF Awards Committee, make a significant scientific contribution to the field of Criminalistics/Forensic Sciences.

Grant Amount: The Jan Grant Award is $1,700. In addition, up to $1,300 is available for travel expenses to attend a future AAFS Annual Meeting where the awardee has an approved platform presentation of the completed research. The funding must be used to complete the research project.

Application: Please complete the application (link located below) and submit with the required attachments outlined in Part II on the application form.

All submissions must be received and completed by July 31. The deadline is firm with no extension. Please submit the aforementioned Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant Eligibility Requirements electronically to Kimberly Wrasse at kwrasse@aafs.org, or by mail to:

Kimberly Wrasse
FSF
410 North 21st Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Click HERE to download application.