2018 National JSHS Winners

June 5, 2018
2018 National JSHS 1st Place Winners in the Oral Competition

U.S. Top STEM Students Win Scholarships at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 56th National JSHS competition held in Hunt Valley, MD on May 2-5, 2018. The 3-day event was organized and supported by the United States Army, Navy, and Air Force and administered by The Academy…

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56th National JSHS May 2-5, 2018

April 30, 2018

The time is here for the 56th National JSHS. When a handful of STEM education pioneers came together in 1962, they had a grand vision of a program to celebrate the accomplishments of young men and women and provide opportunities and encouragement to continue their pursuit of science, technology, engineering, and math. We are proud…

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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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JSHS Regional Registrations Open in October

September 7, 2017
Washington DC JSHS Group Photo 2016

As we are all getting back to school, the 47 JSHS Regional symposia are planning for the 2017-2018 season. We encourage YOU to find your local region and get involved to showcase your original research in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. The Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Regions cover all 50 United States, Washington DC,…

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Apply for JSHS 2017/18

September 6, 2017
55th National JSHS Poster Session 1

JSHS gives high school students an opportunity to showcase their original STEM research. You will also learn from other students’ research and meet STEM professionals from academia, industry, and the Department of Defense. While gaining valuable experience and sharpening your presentation skills, you will also compete for undergraduate scholarships sponsored by the U.S. Army, Navy,…

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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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JSHS Alumna Inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame

August 31, 2017
Tyra Nicolay Inducted to Hall of Fame

 Congratulations to JSHS Arizona alumna Tyra Nicolay! She is one of several tribal members inducted into the Navajo Nation Women’s Commission inaugural Hall of Fame. Youth and elders were selected for “exemplifying moral character while inspiring commitment, dedication, and compassion to improve lives in local communities.” Tyra participated in Arizona JSHS and the 55th adn…

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