Scholarships and Awards
awards are available to students who compete in the regional and national
symposia. Many university sponsors who conduct the regional
symposia contribute scholarships, cash awards, and other prizes. The
availability of these additional awards, type of award, and value vary
by region. The Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force jointly sponsor
the following awards
students who participate in regional and national symposia
Public recognition and certificates, honoring achievement and interest in research pursuits.
Attain a sense of achievement and self-confidence
resulting from interaction with students from other schools and regions
and with professional researchers and educators. To quote a former
JSHS alumni, [At JSHS] "I learned a tremendous amount of science,
got to meet other high school students who shared my interests in
science, and learned that I could succeed at any program that I chose
the regional finalists
An expense-paid trip to the National JSHS, awarded to five finalists
at each regional symposium. The National brings together over 360 participants in a program of educational and scientific exchange.
An invitation to present their original research investigation at the
awarded to the 1st and 2nd place finalists at each regional symposium.
A total $4,500 in undergraduate, tuition scholarships, awarded at
$2000, $1500, and $1000 to each of three regional symposium finalists
(scholarship payable upon matriculation and upon meeting the JSHS
the national finalists
Eight $12,000 undergraduate, tuition scholarships,
awarded to each of the 1st place finalists in the National research
Eight $8,000 undergraduate, tuition scholarships,
awarded to each of the 2nd place finalists in the National research
Eight $4,000 undergraduate, tuition scholarships,
awarded to each of the 3rd place finalists in the National research
see the JSHS Getting
Involved page for information on how to apply to JSHS.
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