2023 Phi Sigma Lambda Summer Workshop

High school students are invited to apply for the 2023 Phi Sigma Lambda Summer Workshop! 

The Forensic Science and Law program is hosting a summer workshop at Duquesne University from June 19-23, 2023, 8:30-4:00pm daily. Learn about forensic science concepts, starting with crime scene investigation and various forensic testing methods, culminating in a mock trial. Workshop topics will include:

  • Mock Crime Scene and Trial 
  • Arson Investigation 
  • Firearms and Toolmarks 
  • DNA Fingerprinting
  • Hair & Fiber Analysis

Students who are selected to participate in the Forensic Science and Law Workshop will be notified prior to April 15, 2023. A detailed schedule and additional information about the Forensic Science and Law Workshop will be mailed with the acceptance letter. Questions may be directed to student directors Sydney Bivens and Kayla Houghton at duqfslsummerworkshop@gmail.com.

Don't wait. Apply by April 1, 2023 for a Summer 2023 consideration. (March 1, 2023 early decision).

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Requirements & Financial Information

Financial Information

Scholarships are available to students with financial needs.

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  • Cost: $350 participation fee (includes meals, t-shirt, and Pittsburgh activities). 
  • Housing (optional): TBD
  • Single: $40 per night 
  • Double: $35 per night 
  • Linens (optional): $8


  • Fall 2023 high school juniors or seniors
  • Strong interest in the sciences 
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA