Helpful Resources

Above all the goal for JSHS is to encourage YOU, young men and women, to expand your enthusiasm for and engagement in STEM research. These helpful resources will support your participation in JSHS as well as to present your research in professional settings.

Please check back on this page for new resources and explore the JSHS blog for more ideas, resources, and tips.

Core Rules of Competition

The JSHS Core Rules of Competition is the definitive guide for your participation in JSHS competitions. Read the Core Rules of Competition.

Presentation Guidelines

The Rules of Competition outlines presentation guidelines. More information is available on our pages:


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NSTA Now Administers JSHS Scholarships

May 10, 2019

Scholarship Winners, The National Science Teaching Association is now the administrator of the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Please do not contact or send any correspondence to Ms. Tina White or the Academy of Applied Sciences regarding your scholarship. They are no longer administrating the program and we will not receive your scholarship information if…

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56th National Mobile App

April 29, 2018
Personalize & browse app

We have an App for this! All participants at the 56th National JSHS may connect to symposium materials via our mobile app — sorry far away friends and family, this is for registered attendees only. The App has many features to help you navigate the sessions, learn about speakers, and connect with others through an…

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DoD Programs & Opportunities

April 28, 2018
DoD STEM Homepage

The JSHS tri-services and the Department of Defense have several programs for JSHS students to continue their STEM pursuits through a variety of resources that offer financial support as you enter undergraduate and graduate studies and through your early career stages. We invite you to explore these opportunities AND please share with your friends and…

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National JSHS Dress & Code of Conduct

April 27, 2018
JSHS 2017 Poster Demo

We extend our congratulations to all of our 56th National JSHS delegates on your outstanding achievements in STEM! In this capacity, you are a representative of your school, state and region. Please be sure to act in such a way that brings pride to your community. In that spirit, we expect all attendees to follow…

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Teachers: JSHS Meets 21st Century Skills Standards

September 6, 2017
STEM City Philly Teacher 2017

JSHS meets the curriculum standards that you implement in your classrooms everyday. Our program assessments show that JSHS is successful in developing 21st Century learning skills such as: Creativity and Innovation Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Communication Collaboration Information Management Effective Use of Technology Career and Life Skills Through independent STEM research projects, your students already…

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JSHS Rules of Competition Overview

September 5, 2017
Iowa JSHS Group at National JSHS 2013

The Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Regional and National competitions follow standard Rules of Competition. These set forth guidelines for both oral and poster presentations, technical details, use of vertebrate and human subjects, and many more details for students to follow. Explore Competition Guidelines Read through the JSHS Rules of Competition document to determine your eligibility…

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