JSHS Application Information

Application Information


Please join us! There are many ways to participate in JSHS!

Student observers, teachers, family members and other guests may participate in the symposium as audience members. Students and teachers will have opportunities to attend workshops, lab tours and to meet and share ideas thus creating a statewide scientific community. STEM professionals can serve as judges and contribute valuable feedback to young scientist and engineers.


All attendees (student presenters, student observers, teachers, family members and other guests, volunteers and judges) need to register on the AZ JSHS CVENT Registration site


Who can present at the Arizona Regional JSHS?

  • Any Arizona high school student may submit a research paper for consideration.
  • Students in grades 9–12 identify a research question of interest and conduct original research. Students may work independently or with a mentor, including virtual mentors registered through National JSHS virtual mentoring program.
  • Students submit papers on their original research before the submission deadline of March 5, 2021. Research papers should follow the research paper format found in the SARSEF Arizona Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Handbook
  • Papers are evaluated and top research papers are selected for oral presentation at the Arizona Regional JSHS
  • Students must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or U.S. territory to be eligible to receive scholarship awards through JSHS.


Students applying to be Oral Presenters at AZ JSHS can fill out their registration at any time and may return to upload the following materials BEFORE the March 5, 2021 registration deadline.


  1. Research Paper of your original research
  2. Statement of Outside Assistance
  3. JSHS Abstract

     The format for the 250-word JSHS abstract includes


    • 1-inch margins
    • 10 or 12-point font (Times or Times New Roman)
    • A 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
    • Name of teacher/mentor/sponsor and their organization. Precede the individual’s name with a subheading (i.e. teacher, mentor, sponsor)
    • Include one line of space between the heading and the abstract body.




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