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National JSHS - Program fact sheet and guidelines for students

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National JSHS - Abstract submission

All National JSHS student delegates must submit a 200-word abstract in electronic format. (See www.jshs.org, National symposium section for instructions on electronic submission of the abstract.)

The format for the 200-word abstract includes: 1 inch margins, keyed in 10 or 12 point font (Times or Times New Roman). Abstracts must be adequate in length but not exceed these specifications. The header preceding the abstract body must include:

1. Title of the research;
2. Authors name(s);
3. High school, high school city, high school state;
4. Name of teacher/mentor/sponsor and his or organization. Precede the individual's name with a subheading (i.e. teacher, mentor, sponsor);
5. Include one line of space between the heading and the abstract body.

Abstracts will be published in the National JSHS publication, "Abstracts of the Research Finalists," and distributed to all symposium attendees. Please carefully proofread your submission, since abstracts will not be typed or edited.

The abstract should accurately convey the essential nature of the research conducted and the most significant conclusions reached. A further purpose of the abstract is to attract the interest and curiosity of the non-specialist reader and thus encourage exchange, discussion, and elaboration between various authors and between authors and readers.