Johnson-Whyte Memorial Foundation Fund

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Scholarship and other Funding Opportunities

The International Association for Identification realizes the importance of education and research in the field of Forensic Identification. The Johnson-Whyte Memorial Foundation Fund has been established to fund scholarships and research grants. These grants and scholarships are described below. Applications can be obtained through the links on the bottom of this page. Interested parties may also contact the IAI office for additional information.

College and University Scholarships

Scholarship applicants must be enrolled in a full-time course of study at a Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) accredited college or university. The degree being sought must be related to employment in the field of Forensic Identification. Undergraduate applicants must be juniors or seniors during the Fall term of the year in which the award is to be given. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Vocational Scholarships

Vocational scholarships may be provided to IAI members seeking to attend the IAI's Annual Educational Conference. Scholarship applicants must be Active Members of the IAI attending an official conference of the IAI in a country other than the country in which the applicant resides. Active membership for a period longer than one year is required before an application may be submitted.

Scholarship awards in this category will be based on financial need. Preference will be given to those members who are actively involved in the concerned conference as lecturers or poster presenters.

Research Grants

In an effort to promote the field of Forensic Identification the Foundation Fund may be used to fund research projects. Grants may be requested in the category of Operational Effectiveness or Health and Safety.

Applications Forms

Applications for scholarships and grants may be downloaded below:

This program is administered by the IAI Board of Directors under the guidance of the Johnson-Whyte Memorial Foundation Fund Advisory Committee.

For further information, contact:

Steve Nash
Chair, Johnson-Whyte Memorial Foundation Fund Advisory Committee