The Force and Motion Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose purpose is to support students in fields related to multi-axis force measurement and testing. Fully funded by AMTI, the Foundation awards travel grants and academic scholarships to aid promising graduate students on their paths to becoming the scientific leaders of tomorrow. More than $50,000 in funds have already been allocated for distribution this year. The Foundation also serves as creator and curator of the Virtual Poster Session, an international resource for information exchange and networking within the academic community.


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Scientific Posters


Quarterly Travel Poster Awards: Submit a scientific poster you presented at a conference for a chance to receive a $500 travel award! Posters must pertain to multi-axis measurement and testing.

2013-2014 $10,000 Academic Scholarship Awardees


The Force and Motion Foundation's $10,000 Academic Scholarship is awarded annually to promising graduate students in fields related to multi-axis force measurement and testing. The 2013-2014 year's subject focus was: biomechanics research using multi-axis force measurement or multi-axis orthopaedic joint testing.


After considering many well-written applications, the Force and Motion Foundation is pleased to announce the three awardees of the 2013-2014 $10,000 Academic Scholarship.


United States:

Penny Atkins, B.Sc.
University of Utah
PhD student in Bioengineering
Michael Granatosky, B.Sc.
Duke University
PhD student in Evolutionary Anthropology


Elizabeth Hassan, M.Sc.
Queens University
PhD student in Mechanical Engineering
The Foundation congratulates these outstanding researchers and looks forward to their contributions in the scientific community.