Scholarships, Awards, and Prizes

 

Graduate Student Award

The Graduate Student Award is given to the Master of Science in Forensic Science student with the highest GPA.  Previous winners include:

2015 – Sean Block

2014 – Lauren Cohen

Several of our master’s students have received awards from the forensic science community for academic excellence. Recipients include:

Heidi Campbell (current) – Recipient of the 2014 George Neighbor Memorial Scholarship from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Emily Myers (current) – Recipient of the 2014 Carol DeForest Memorial Research Grant from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Lauren Cohen (current) – Recipient of a 2014 New Jersey Association of Forensic Scientists Scholarship.

Jennifer Leach - Recipient of a 2014 Peter DeForest Research Award from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Caitlyn Deppen ’15 – Recipient of a 2014 Peter DeForest Research Award from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Jennifer Bonetti ’12 – Recipient of a 2010 National Institute of Justice/Forensic Science Foundation Student Research Grant.

Jennifer Bonetti ’12, Megan Crowley ’13, Kristen Johnson 12, Manal Khalil 13, and Kayla Sween ’13 – Winners of 2012 Best Student Paper Award for published paper titled, “Forensic Science Administration and Ideals for Laboratory Management,” from Forensic Science Policy & Management: An International Journal.

Lindsay Carbone ’11 – Recipient of a $20,000 Innov-X-Systems Academic & Research Relations Grant.

Michelle De Paola ’10 – Recipient of the 2007 New Jersey Association of Forensic Scientists Scholarship.

Kaitlin Hafer ’14 – Recipient of the 2012 George Neighbor Memorial Scholarship from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Kristin Johnson ’12 – Recipient of the 2011 George Neighbor Memorial Scholarship from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Stacie Kaufman ’09 – Recipient of the 2008 George Neighbor Memorial Scholarship from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Manal Khalil ’13 – Recipient of a 2011 National Institute of Justice/Forensic Science Foundation Student Research Grant.

Christina Mulligan ’09 – Recipient of the 2007 George Neighbor Memorial Scholarship from the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists.

Michelle Schmidt ’11 – 2011 Society of Forensic Toxicologist Student Research Award.

Michelle Schmidt 10 – Recipient of a 2010 National Institute of Justice/Forensic Science Foundation Student Research Grant.

Megan Zellner ’08 – Winner of the 2007 Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists Collegiate Competition.