Texas high school students present their original research in a professional arena
January 21-23, 2016
- Junior Science and Humanities Symposia
- London International Science Forum
- Academy of Applied Science
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*A $50 fee will be charged for all returned checks and credit cards.
Absolutely NO refunds.
Texas Junior Science & Humanities Goals:
The Texas Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (TJSHS) are to promote original research and experimentation in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics at the high school level, and to publicly recognize students for outstanding achievement. Texas JSHS provides an opportunity for Texas high school students to present the results of their original research in a professional arena. Students who participate in the symposia also have the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas, interact with practicing researchers, and explore future academic and career opportunities. Texas JSHS Programis a research presentation event.
Entry Fee & Forms
The non-refundable registration fee is $50 per participant (teacher/sponsor/student/guest). Please see the Forms/Due Dates/Guidelines page for details.
(A $50 fee will be charged for all returned checks!)
ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT - absolutely NO exceptions!
All students and sponsors invited to attend the Texas JSHS are expected to attend all symposium activities. We cannot cover the expenses of participants who do otherwise.
NOTE: Maximum of 5 nominations per school
High school teachers/adult sponsors are invited to nominate up to five students from each school who have conducted original research. No more than five nominations per school will be accepted.
The 1st place finalist of the research paper competition will receive a $2,000 undergraduate tuition-based scholarship; the 2nd place $1,500; and the 3rd place $1,000. Additionally, 1st and 2nd place have the opportunity to compete for scholarships at the National JSHS. (3rd, 4th, and 5th place regional finalists will receive an expense-paid trip as observers to the National JSHS, scheduled for April/May 2015.
Educational Outreach and Women's Programs realizes that in any competition, differences of opinion about the judges interpretations may occur. It is the policy of the Outreach Programs to support the interpretations and final decisions of the judges panel.