Forensics Investigators Program

About Forensics Investigators Program

csi participants working on a group project.

The Forensics Investigators Program is an engaging and immersive experience designed for high school students in grades 7-10 who are intrigued by the captivating world of crime scene investigation and scientific inquiry. This program provides a unique opportunity for budding young minds to delve into the fascinating realm of forensic science, where science meets real-world detective work.

Participants of this program will unravel the mysteries behind crime scenes, learn cutting-edge forensic techniques, and develop critical thinking skills essential for a future in this captivating field. Join us on a journey where curiosity meets investigation, and students become the forensic scientists of tomorrow. Students will learn skills from evidence collection to identifying, classifying, and analyzing different types of evidence, including fingerprints, DNA, blood, and many others.

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  • Forensics Investigators Program is offered for a fee of $499 per student/week.
  • Lunch is included in the registration fee for this program.


  • Current Rice Faculty and Staff, Rice Alumni, or Military and Veterans: Please email or call the R-STEM office at
    713-348-8211 to receive the discount code before registering your child.


Scholarships are available to a limited number of participants. To apply for a scholarship please click the links below to download the application. Do NOT register for the Academy if you are applying for a scholarship. Once scholarships have been awarded registration links will be sent to scholarship recipients.

The deadline to apply is April 19, 2024.

Scholarship applications for this program are now closed.

English Scholarship Application
Spanish Scholarship Application

Program Dates

July 22 - 26, 2024
9 AM - 3 PM
Rice University


Space is very limited. Participation in this program is contingent upon receipt of the registration fee and completion of the required participant agreement and release forms for minors.

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Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing (by e-mail) to RSTEM.

A 50% refund will be received if the request is made at least 10 business days prior to the first day of the program.

No refunds will be issued for cancellation requests made less than 10 business days prior to the first day of the program.


Program Flyer

To view and download the Forensics Investigators Program flyer click here.


Forensics Investigators Program Administration

If you have any questions about Forensics Investigators Program, please contact the program instructors.

Mariana Quinn, M.S
R-STEM, Assistant Director for Science Education
713-348-8266 |

*Program times, dates, and locations, are subject to change before the first day of the program.

Contact Information

Telephone: (713) 348-8211
Fax: (713) 348-3825

Mailing Address

Office of STEM Engagement
Rice University
P.O. Box 1892, MS-7836
Houston, TX 77251-1892

Street Address

IBC Plaza Houston
5615 Kirby Dr., Suite 730
Houston, TX 77005-2445